Although there are various views on this, a basic checklist of signs that could indicate your baby is ready includes the following:
- Older than 18 weeks
- Doubled birth weight
- Steady head and upper body control
- Takes interest in food when you are eating
- Seems to be unsettled, and not satisfied after milk feeds.
Consult your paediatrician, dietitian or clinic sister if you are unsure about this phase.
Also take a look at our blog for some answers from dietitians. (click here)
Every mom, doctor, and sister will have their own opinion about which solids to introduce first. Whatever route you choose, make sure you are informed about your decision.
Generally, smooth sweet potato, butternut and carrot purees are popular first vegetable introduction choices, while fruit purees such as apple and pear are suitable for introduction to solids.
It is best to introduce first foods as individual flavours, until your baby is used to the flavour, before flavour combinations are offered. Also try to introduce vegetable purees first, in order to lay down a savoury palate with your baby, rather than a sweet palate (from fruit), which may in future affect your baby’s willingness to try unsweetened foods.
Remember your baby does not have a food reference and will most likely show a dislike for one or two flavours. Be patient and keep on trying.
Take a look at our blog for further information on a range of solid food introduction topics (Click here)
Each baby is unique and it is important to follow your baby’s cues. However, as a general rule of thumb, give baby 1 teaspoon of food per meal for every month of your baby’s age (e.g. 7 months old = 7 teaspoons per meal).
Please see our meal plans for guidelines on average portion sizes by age (Click here)
Also take a look at our blog for further information on portion sizes (Click here)
Orders are placed by selecting your products and collection point on our online shop. Once your order has been received, an invoice will be sent to you to confirm final payment amount. Orders are finalised once proof of payment has been received.
Payments can be made via bank transfer. Please see banking details on your invoice.
Proof of payment must be received via e-mail ([email protected]) to finalise your order.
We only accept cash at our main distribution point at 138 Panorama Road, Centurion. No cash payments will be accepted by the Tummies Full of Love distributor, unless a variety pack is purchased directly from the distributor.
Orders are queued for production only once proof of payment has been received, after which production commences the following working day. Production can take 2-5 workdays.
Please take note of the specific delivery dates for the various collection points. Orders need to be placed 3 working days before the distribution date for your chosen collection point. (CLICK distribution tab/calendar to see dates)
Please email us directly if your missed the due date of 3 days prior to collection date.
Collection dates will be communicated via email as soon as we receive your order. You will also be notified once your order is ready for collection. Distributors will try to accommodate customers with a few available time slots for collection.
Because our products are sold frozen and to ensure the integrity of our products, no direct deliveries through third parties are offered at present. All orders are to be collected at the collection point selected on your order form.
We stock a variety of products at the following retailers:
- Arrie Nel Pharmacy, Eldoraigne Village Centre, Saxby Avenue, Centurion
- SUPER Spar, Midstream, [email protected], Brakfontein Road
- Midstream Ridge Spar, Ridgeway Avenue
No orders are required to purchase from these stockists.
Tummies Full of Love products are made using only the freshest produce, prepared in small batches to ensure home cooked goodness. This means that the colour, taste and texture of our products can differ slightly from as the seasons change.
The quality and safety of our products is our number one priority. All Tummies Full of Love products are sold frozen and should remain frozen until ready for use, as temperature neglect could lead to contamination and illness.
Once defrosted, the products can be refrigerated for 48 hours. After this period, all unused product must be discarded.
When preparing a meal, it is best to spoon out, defrost and heat only the amount of food you will be using into a separate dish, rather than feeding directly from the Tummies full of Love packaging. Once food has been heated, any leftover food must be discarded.
Should you have any complaints/concerns, please submit this in writing to [email protected] within 4 days of collection, together with photographs of the product in question. You also need to retain the tubs with the expiry date in order to file a complaint.
Click on Product, here you can add quantity simply by typing the amount you want, and press add to cart button.
A flag will appear over the cart icon in the Menu, hover over the icon and click view cart.
This window will open with all the product information, here you can see the products in your cart, the price of each product, the quantity of the item you have selected (you have to opportunity to change it again), and the total. Please scroll down to Cart totals to choose the distribution point.
Please choose your distribution point and click checkout.
Fill in all your details -This is for billing purposes only and not delivery.
Please review your order one last time, making sure all the information is correct.
Tick terms and conditions and Place Order
Please use the same name and surname on the order form and proof of payment
Please ensure that you receive your order frozen from a distributor
Damaged goods must be retained for inspection at the company’s discretion.
Check the pack for any broken tubs, this can happen during transport and needs to be checked by the distributor before the client signs the collection form.
Risk shall pass to the customer when the goods are collected. In case of family or friends collecting on your behalf, we don’t take any responsibility for damaged goods and temperature neglect. They will sign on your behalf and will therefor take the responsibility to keep it frozen