Parents' Guide to

Platinum Babies

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 11+

Expecting parents indulge in over-the-top spending.

TV WE Reality TV 2009
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Community Reviews

age 17+

Based on 1 parent review

age 17+

Heather Halley Rocks!

I really love the show. I must admit. I am a really big fan of Heather Halley's. I loved her on the Grammy's, and I have a lot of games that she has voiced. You go Heather! Great Job!

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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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Kids say: Not yet rated

This decidedly materialistic series is full of mixed and often troubling messages. While the expecting parents are clearly excited about their babies, positive messages about parenthood are lost among the flood of luxury items and lavish parties. Meanwhile, the endless parade of experts gloating over the quality and cost of high-end baby accessories seem like they're trying to sell a lifestyle rather than focusing on what's best for the child.

Kids probably won't be too interested in Platinum Babies, but some parents-to-be may find some of the featured products, services, and tips helpful as they prepare for their baby's arrival. Other viewers may simply find the whole idea of spending a king's ransom on something like a custom-made potty entertaining. But in the end, revealing the expensive price tag for every newly purchased item and service just seems kind of tacky.

TV Details

  • Premiere date: November 6, 2009
  • Cast: Heather Halley
  • Network: WE
  • Genre: Reality TV
  • TV rating: NR
  • Last updated: September 19, 2019

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