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Breast feeding baby doll stirs debate

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CHICAGO, Ill. - Breastfeeding is a mother's way to feed and bond with her newborn child. It's healthy and natural, but there is mixed reaction over a new doll that teaches little girls how to breast feed.

Bebe Gloton, which translates to gluttonous baby, looks like a regular baby doll, but she comes with a bra-like halter top for the young girl to wear.

When the doll is pressed against little sunflowers that act as nipples, she makes suckling sounds like a breastfeeding baby.

When she's done nursing, the doll cries until burped.

Many parents, think its too much, too soon.

Experts say breastfeeding is natural and important to the child's health and the experience should be shared.

Bebe Gloton is made by a Spanish company and is not yet available on the U.S. market.

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