Reborn babies are vinyl baby dolls that closely resemble human babies due to intricate detailing, including the use of real hair fibers. The process of making these dolls is known as reborning.
Reborn babies are not toys; they are typically purchased by collectors who favor realism in their acquisitions. As of 2015, these dolls are mostly available for sale over the Internet and at doll shows. Kits that let enthusiasts create their own reborn babies are also available. A kit typically includes the doll parts and supplies, but any vinyl doll can be transformed. Constructing a reborn baby from a kit is known as newborning.