A mother has caused an online freak-out after discovering that the “boy” version of a doll she bought for her daughter at Toys ‘R’ Us came complete with anatomically correct groin.
According to the Huffington Post:
It is not specified on the company’s site or the toy’s box, but the doll is anatomically correct for a male baby (most dolls are made without genitals, as we all know), and this has caused some shoppers and rattled citizens to post concerns on Facebook.
Some parents called the doll inappropriate and unnecessary for kids, while others joked it could be a unique way to conclude a “gender reveal” party. Some users on Facebook just wished the doll’s box came with a warning label.
Writer Monica Beyer of SheKnows.com, however, argues that you should teach kids about body parts in an appropriate manner: