Melissa is a Crying Baby Doll with a navy blue floral dress and knit hooded sweater jacket and booties. Melissa's blonde hair is adorable in pigtails and her blue eyes shine. Melissa cries and is able to suck her pacifier to quiet her but the pacifier and the batteries can be removed if not wanted. The white pacifier is attached to the dolls clothing with an teddy shaped clip. Baby doll play encourages nurturing and teach children about themselves and the world around them. In addition, fine motor and self-help skills are developed by dressing and undressing dolls. All dolls are crafted in Spain. Fully jointed moveable vinyl doll made with soft, phthalate free vinyl for head and limbs with a softly filled fabric body. Clothes are made from good quality polyester and cotton fabrics and are finished with strong details. 13 inches tall. Recommended for ages 3 years+.