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NEW FOOD PACKAGING IN STORE NOW

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.
  • RUSKS NAME CHANGES
  • CURRENT Packaging Organic Milk Rusks Toothiepegs
  • New Packaging Organic Milk Rusks

What are the terrible twos?

The terrible twos are a normal stage in a toddler’s development characterised by mood changes, temper tantrums and a familiarity with the word “no.” The terrible twos typically occur when toddlers begin to struggle between their reliance on adults and their desire for independence, which may begin even before a child’s first birthday. One minute a child may be clinging to his or her parents, and the next he or she is running in the opposite direction and disobeying them.

The developing child

While the terrible twos can be difficult for parents and caregivers to navigate, keep in mind that 2-year-olds don’t have it easy. No longer infants but not quite ready for preschool either, 2-year-olds undergo major motor, intellectual, social and emotional changes. Their vocabulary is constantly growing, they’re eager to do things on their own, and they begin to discover that they’re expected to follow certain rules. However, most 2-year-olds still aren’t able to move as swiftly as they’d like, clearly communicate their needs or control their feelings. This can lead to frustration and result in misbehaviour — in other words, the terrible twos.

Temper tantrums

If your child is in the midst of the terrible twos, expect that you’ll occasionally lose patience with each other. Try to stay calm, however. When your child has a temper tantrum, offer comfort or ignore the behavior. Try to limit your use of the word “no” and, instead, use other forms of discipline, such as redirection or humor. Distraction and redirection are very good tools at this age and can be often avert the tears that may follow an outright “no”. The technique is simply to try to get them to engage in something else. As an example you might say “Wow! (Distraction by sound and looking somewhere else) Did you see that big bird through the window? (Redirection) Let’s see if we can see him”. (Re-engagement on something else). There may or may not be a bird, that’s not the point. Go and look for it anyway and ask questions about birds. This often works even if the child is already in such a state that they’re in tears and throwing themselves around. If that’s happening think about how you need to change your approach to stop this behaviour becoming habitual. Think about your “responsibility” in communication as your ability to get the response you want. Don’t keep taking the same approach and expecting a different outcome!

In addition, be sure to praise your child for appropriate behaviour. By accepting the changes your child is going through and showing him or her love and respect, you’ll help your child make it through this difficult stage with confidence.

Mindful Eating

If you’d like to know more about Bellamy’s Organic and the certified organic baby foods and nutritious snack products we make, click on this link.

If you’d like to see more resources for parents click this link.

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Important Notice to Parents and Guardians

  • The World Health Organisation recommends that breastfeeding is best for your baby.
  • Having a balanced diet when breastfeeding is also important. Infant Formulas should only be used after you’ve sought advice from a doctor or health practitioner.
  • A decision not to breastfeed can be difficult to reverse and introducing partial bottle feeding may reduce the supply of breast milk. It is also wise to consider the cost of infant formula.
  • If you use infant formula, all preparation and feeding instructions must be followed as per the manufacturer’s instructions. This is important for your baby’s health.