Barbie dolls have long been criticized as the epitome of the unattainable: unblemished skin, perfect (everything-proof) makeup, and a teeny-tiny waist. They have fabulous homes, pink convertibles, and a boyfriend made just for them. For many women, Barbie dolls are unrelatable and promote a dangerously homogenized standard of beauty.
But Betty Strachan, an Australian mother of two boys, has created a doll that changes Barbie’s image: a breastfeeding Barbie she calls “Mamas Worldwide Barbie.”
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