Stockists South Australia

Baby Junction 

365 Magill Rd
St Morris SA 5068

Bowden IGA Plant 4

1 Third St

Brighton Foodland

527 Brighton Road
Brighton SA 5048

Carter's Mount Gambier Foodland

Shop MJ002, Mt Gambier Central SC
Mount Gambier SA 5290

Cheeky Organics

7 Ilfracombe Ave
North Brighton SA 5048

Cowell IGA

11-13 Main Street

Drummer Boy Cafe

132 St Vincent Street

EcoLateral Blackwood

Shop 2, 183 Main Road

Ecolateral Magill

411 Magill Road
St. Morris SA 5068

Ecologie Organics

121 Commercial Street West

Elemental Barossa

63 Murray Street
Tanunda SA 5352

Eyre Imports

24 Tasman tce
Port Lincoln SA 5606

Felice the Organic Way

44 Cudmore Terrace
Whyalla SA 5600

The Fleurieu Pantry @ Port Noarlunga

20 Gawler Street
Port Noarlunga SA 5167

Food for Thought

57 Commercial Street
Mount Gambier West SA 5291

Foodland Frewville

177 Glen Osmond Rd
Frewville SA 5063

Foodland Henley Square

348-354 Seaview Rd
Henley Beach SA 5022

Foodland IGA Mt Gambier

Shop MJ002 Central Shop Ctr, 21 Helen Street

Foodland Munno Para

600 Main North Road
Smithfield SA 5114

Foodland Pasadena

20 Fiveash Drive

Foodland Sefton Park

231 Main North Rd

GD Wholesale Fruit Supplies

22 Suffolk Road
Hawthornedene SA 5051

Go Vita Fairview Green

Shop 8/325 Hancock Road
Fairview Park SA 5126

Go Vita Ingle Farm

Shop 2019
Ingle Farm S/C
Ingle Farm SA 5098

Go Vita Mount Barker

Shop 39, 13 McLaren Street
Mount Barker SA 5251

Go Vita @ Munno Para S/C

Naturally Best for Health, Shop 11/600 Main North Rd

Go Vita Tanunda

98 Murray Street
Tanunda SA 5352

Have you met Charlie? Brighton

Shop 2, 51 Jetty Road

Health Elements Castle Plaza

Shop 19 Castle Plaza
992 South Road
Edwardstown SA 5039

Littlehampton Marketplace Pty Ltd

67 Princes Highway

Mega Health Gawler

2 Jacob Lane

Norwood Foodland

161 -175 The Parade
Norwood SA 5067

Santosha Health & Wellbeing Centre

58 Renmark Avenue
Renmark SA 5341

She's Apples Gawler

4 Cowan Street

She's Apples Mount Gambier

30 James Street
Mount Gambier SA 5290

Singing Cricket Organic Wholefoods

6 High Street
Willunga SA 5172

Superpharmacy Adelaide

41 Hindley Street

The Fleurieu Pantry

20 Gawler St
Port Noarlunga SA 5167

The Nut House

8 Patrick St
Ulverstone SA 7315

The Organic Market

5 Druid Avenue
Stirling SA 5152

The Simple Market Pty Ltd

44 Henley Beach Road
Mile End SA 5031

The Waste Not Want Not Eco Shop

Shop 2 183 Main Road
Blackwood SA 5051

Wakefield Grange Butchery & Grocer

102 Main South Rd Yankalilla SA 5203

West Lakes Foodland

3 Bartley Tce

Yummy Nuts

152 Main Road

BABY feeding FAQS

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At 6 mths of age you can introduce a range of puree's to your baby (see our baby food recipe book and use coupon code RECIPE to remove 100% of the price at the checkout).

For baby led weaning you skip the baby food puree altogether and start with large (2 finger sized) pieces of the food. We would of course do this on our Little Mashies sucky platter! So from 6-9mths of age in baby led weaning foods should be the size of about 2 fingers so that the baby can pick it up and self feed. They also need to be well cooked so they are soft, and with no loose pieces (for example tiny florets that can break off on broccoli, or a slice of apple that's so thin it can break when gnawed on).

From around 9mths with baby led weaning you chop the food very small (to avoid choking). I would suggest 2-4 grains of rice in size. It's a small piece so that if they swallow it whole they won't choke. In traditional baby food recipes this is the stage where we mash food so it has a little texture.

At around 12mths of age in baby led weaning the food goes up to bite sizes (and this is the same in non baby led weaning kids), about fingernail sized pieces. Of course some babies will be on a different timeline depending on whether they have heaps or a few teeth.

Every baby is different and you just have to watch carefully and get to know how your baby is with food. Never leave them alone whilst eating, and I also recommend sitting them at a table with you for all meals if you can. It helps set the expectation for later in life and you can be a role model for how to eat well. Around 18mths you can offer your little one larger serves again (so a whole apple for example) so that they can learn to take smaller bites themselves, to chew, and to swallow.

It is widely recognised that babies should start solids around 6 months of age. At this time reusable baby food pouches can be really convenient to take your homemade healthy puree with you when you are out and about. Spoon attachments are available so you can feed your baby directly from the pouch from 6 months old. Without a spoon attachment babies usually start feeding themselves pouched food around 8 months old. This is when they hit their independant phase and what to do everything themselves. A pouch is a lot cleaner than a bowl and spoon in these circumstances. We do however advise that you give your baby a variety of meals, not just ones that are in a refillable pouch.

Refilling your reusable yoghurt pouches is easy! Simply turn the reusable food pouch upside down and open the wide double ziplock at the bottom of the pouch. Once the zipper is open you can spoon yoghurt into the pouch or pour it in (out of a jug or bottle).

If you are concerned about making a mess you can use a kitchen funnel so that all of the yoghurt stays away from the yoghurt pouch zipper.

Another idea that we commonly do at home when filming videos (but it would also be useful when holding a baby in one arm), anyway.. the idea is that you put the pouch upside down in a glass (with the lid on), open the ziplock and the glass acts like a second hand, holding the pouch still whilst you spoon the yoghurt in. This is what I do when I only have one hand to use for the refill!I also tend to refill my reusable yoghurt pouches in bulk. I'll buy a good quality yoghurt from Coles or Woolworths and will fill a whole 10pk of pouches in one go so they are all ready for snacks on the go.

My kids always want to eat when they are out and refilling the reusable pouches one at a time just doesn't work for us. The only time i do that actually is when I've pureed a meal that my toddler refused, put it in a reusable pouch, and given it to her again. Oh and the other time I do singles.. there are two actually. When we go for ice-cream (it is so much cleaner when in a pouch), and when I have leftover smoothie (again, it stops me getting smoothie all through my car, pram, or playroom).

Little Mashies refillable yoghurt pouches are compatible with pouch filling machines that are on the market. Our spout is universal so even though we don't think you need a filling machine, our reusable pouches will fit. All of our yoghurt and baby food pouches come with anti-choke lids as standard.

Cleaning reusable baby food pouches is easy! We have designed Little Mashies refillable yoghurt pouches without corners so there are no places for food to get stuck (we would hate your little one to get sick from old food stuck in corners)!

When you open the ziplock you can see all the way through the pouch to ensure it is clean. If you have a dishwasher you can clean the pouch using that, otherwise you can wash your reusable baby food pouches by hand and this takes around 20 seconds. Little Mashies squeeze pouches are BPA Free and are safe to wash with warm water.

If you need some meal ideas for your refillable pouch you can find home made yoghurt here, baby food recipes here, and pouch smoothie recipes here.

Now, to clean your Little Mashies food pouches by hand simply open up the ziplock at the bottom and take off the cap. Run warm water through the open ziplock with the baby pouch facing downward so the water comes out of the spout and into the sink. The shape of Little Mashies reusable pouches acts like a funnel, pushing out food and making the pouch very easy to clean.

To start washing your reusable pouch, squirt some dishwashing liquid into the refillable pouch, then use a baby bottle brush to clean the inside walls (just like a baby bottle). To clean the spout use a straw brush (like the ones we have here), and clean it in the same manner that you would clean the teat from a baby’s bottle. Give the reusable pouch a rinse and place it over a kitchen utensil in the drying rack to dry. If you don’t have time to dry it fully place it in the freezer until you are ready to use it again. Do not put wet reusable food pouches in dark cupboards or draws. They are very easy to dry if you have removed the cap, and placed something inside the zipper to keep the pouch open (we use a whisk, tongs or a spatula).

Note that if you continuously wash your pouches in the dishwasher the high temperature will make the zipper wear out more quickly. At home we wash our pouches mostly by hand because it is so quick and easy and then just use the dishwasher when we have had loads of kids over and served reusable yoghurt pouches or smoothies to them all.

Oh and while I remember if you use the code RECIPE at the checkout it will remove 100% off the price of the baby food recipe ebook so you can get some inspiration for your refillable pouches.

Some parents start introducing a sippy cup or straw cup to their babies around 6 mths of age. This can make it easier to transition from breastmilk or bottle feeding around 12 mths of age. Most paediatricians recommend babies 18 mths or older use an open sippy cup rather than a bottle, so anytime before then is fine. This is why we have a 4 in 1 sippy cup, so that you don't have to purchase seperate products as your baby moves through the stages of learning how to swallow and drink. To shop the Little Mashies silicone sippy cup, check out our baby feeding range here.

All of our baby food recipes are contained within our ebook. You can get a free download by using the coupon code RECIPE at the checkout. Simply add it to the cart, pop in the coupon code, and it will remove 100% of the price.