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From August 2018, customers will notice our rebranded food packaging start to appear on shelf in all major stockists.

  • CURRENT Packaging
  • new Packaging

We are excited to announce our new packaging will start to appear on shelf from August 2018. This transition to new packaging will occur over a number of months. During this time there will be a mix of current and new packaging on shelf.

There are no major changes to these products, in some instances there is a small name change or slight recipe improvement, see below for the full details.

Products purchased via the website will be delivered to customers in our old packaging until the end of October. From November, products ordered from the website will be delivered in the new packaging.

Please note, our Infant Formula packaging will not be rebranded until later in 2019.

For any questions, connect with our team of accredited practising Dietitians on +61 3 6332 9200

Product name changes

  • Cereal Name Changes
  • CURRENT Packaging Organic Baby Rice
  • NEW Packaging Organic Rice with Prebiotic (GOS) Note: Our Baby Rice recipe has been upgraded to now include GOS Prebiotic
  • CURRENT Packaging Organic Vanilla Rice Custard
  • NEW Packaging Organic Milk & Vanilla Baby Rice
  • CURRENT Packaging Organic Apple & Cinnamon Porridge
  • NEW Packaging Organic Apple & Cinnamon Baby Porridge
  • Ready To Serve Name Changes
  • CURRENT Packaging Organic Banana, Pear & Mango
  • New Packaging Organic Banana, Pear, Apple & Mango
  • CURRENT Packaging Organic Mango, Blueberry & Apple
  • New Packaging Organic Blueberry, Mango & Apple
  • CURRENT Packaging Organic Peach & Apple
  • New Packaging Organic Grape, Apple & Peach
  • CURRENT Packaging Organic Pumpkin & Tomato Risotto
  • New Packaging Organic Pumpkin, Sweet Potato & Tomato
  • CURRENT Packaging Organic Broccoli, Beef & Brown Rice
  • New Packaging Organic Beef & Vegetables
  • Note: We have also upgraded some of our RTS recipes to remove added sugars and to remove some of the more complex ingredients that are not required for young children such as Tamari.
  • CURRENT Packaging Organic Milk Rusks Toothiepegs
  • New Packaging Organic Milk Rusks
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How to Deal With Teething When It’s Keeping You Up At Night

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Author Anthony Doerr famously said, “Watching teething babies is like watching over a thermonuclear reactor – it’s best done in shifts by well-rested people.”

So how do you ensure your baby still gets enough sleep when a new tooth is putting pressure on their gums? How do you offer sympathy when all you want is sleep?

1. Create a soothing environment

Your baby is more likely to stay calm when surrounded by a soothing environment. This means low light, soft music or white noise, and a relaxed mum and dad. Keep the home quiet and peaceful until the teething stage is over.

2. Feed soft foods

Prevent gum irritation and inflammation by feeding your baby soft foods at night. Hard foods like teething rusks can cause temporary relief, but they can irritate the gum over time and cause baby to wake.

3. Recognise the cry

There’s a difference between a cry for attention and a cry of pain, and recognising these will help you determine how you soothe. While it’s important to comfort your baby during the teething stage you don’t want to undo your hard work of establishing good nightly routines, so be careful not to offer too much attention. Only pick up your baby if they’re in real anguish and try settling back to sleep with gentle patting or rocking.

4. Soothe painful gums

A chilled flannel can be comforting to gnaw on, as can chilled water in a feeding cup. Consider keeping cold items by their bed in times of teething, or wash your hands before going to them to offer a clean finger to rub on the gums.

5. Use teething gels and painkillers with caution

Teething gels can be effective in providing instant relief to gums but they should be used sparingly. Never use gels more than directed by the instructions on the product, and avoid using gels before feeding. Paracetamol can be administered with the right dosage, but only to babies over two months old. Avoid aspirin, and as the teething stage can be a long process use painkillers sparingly.  Remember to consult your healthcare professional for any medical advice.

6. Offer an extra feed during times of distress

If you baby is clearly in distress and you breastfeed, breast milk could be your secret weapon. Breastmilk is full of natural painkillers and the vibrations from your breast can help soothe gums.

7. Return to normal routine ASAP

If your baby is still waking after the teething stage, it’s important to return to your normal sleep pattern as soon as possible. Your baby may have become dependent on your presence during their time of pain, but it wasn’t that long ago that they were practicing self-soothing. It’s important you remind them of this as soon as the teething stage is over.

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Important Notice to Parents and Guardians

  • Breast milk is the best for babies. The World Health Organisation recommends exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of life. Unnecessary introduction of bottle feeding or other food and drinks will have a negative impact on breastfeeding. After six months of age, infants should receive age-appropriate foods while breastfeeding continues for up to two years of age or beyond. Consult your doctor before deciding to use infant formula or if you have difficulty breastfeeding.
  • The content on this website is intended as general information for Singaporean residents only and should not be used as a substitute for medical care and advice from your healthcare practitioner. According to recommendations from the Singapore Health Promotion Board, solid food should be given to babies only after 6 months.