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I have size 3 feet, and I manage to walk just fine. My daughter had about five Barbie and family/friends and she played with them the same way she played with her teddy-bears and knew these were just toys.
Children love to play pretend and isn't it a good way to develop their imagination?
Academics from the University of South Australia suggest the likelihood of a woman having Barbie's body shape is one in 100,000. Researchers at Finland's University Central Hospital in Helsinki say if Barbie were life size she would lack the 17 to 22% body fat required for a woman to menstruate.
So again, not an unachievable figure, but certainly not a healthy one.
But neither are they unheard of - Brigitte Bardot was famous for her 20ins (50.8cm) waist.
"People keep repeating this suggestion that Barbie would fall over and have to crawl around if she was real size, but it's just not the case," says Moira Redmond, writer and Barbie fan.
Do the maths So, one trip to the toy shop and one measuring session with "Tricky Triplets Barbie" later, these are the vital statistics the Magazine was left with: If Libby's waist size of 28ins (71.1cm) were to remain unchanged, then applying Barbie's proportions to her would mean Libby shoots up in height, to an Amazonian at 7ft 6ins (2.28m) tall.
That's just two inches shorter than the world's tallest woman, Yao Defen.
She has run with the idea, making a lucrative career out of marketing herself as a life-size version of the doll.
Bethan, Cardiff Enough with the "thin women have no breasts" and "big breasts must be fake" misconceptions.
I'm 5'8", I have a 28 inch waist, and a significant cup F bust that, yes, really is all mine and not Dr Plastic's.
But the vital statistics they used in their studies are not readily available.
Mattel has a standard set of measurements for Barbie, but dolls can vary slightly so any self-respecting researcher would measure one themselves.So many parents find something wrong while the children just enjoy playing and pretending.