Heartbroken Reality Star Cradles “Reborn Baby” After Tragedy

A reality star has been pictured lovingly cradling her ‘reborn baby’ doll on a coffee run.stodde21-year-old Courtney Stodden , who recently lost the child she was expecting with her husband, Doug Hutchinson, revealed just days ago that she had purchased the doll on the recommendation of a therapist.

Now she has been pictured cuddling it close as she headed out, before sitting down outside and holding the doll in her lap.

The star took to Instagram just days ago to share a video of herself receiving the doll, and told fans: “Just received my reborn baby today! exciting i know it may seem a little strange but my therapist suggested that having him may help me cope with my loss. #rebornbaby [sic].’

‘Reborn dolls’ are popular on both sides of Atlantic, both with collectors of dolls and women who are grieving over the loss of a child. Courtney recently shaved off all her hair in tribute to her “angel” and revealed the miscarriage was having a “huge” emotional impact on her.