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At Nutura, we're committed to being part of your village. We bring together the finest nutritionists, farmers and scientists to give you peace of mind that the wellbeing of your child is at the heart of everything we do.

Jimmy Rees

(Father of 3 and Children’s Entertainer)

Cheryl Orsini

(Celebrated Australian Children’s Illustrator)

Kirsty Levin

(Psychologist and creator of The Parents Village)

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Miriam Raleigh

(Paediatric Dietician)

Guest Contributors

Dr. Michael Carr-Gregg

(Children’s Psychologist, Author, Broadcaster)

We believe parents should be supported in providing for their children

With support from experts across psychology, physiology and balance with nature we deliver solutions to help you get the information you need to support your role as parent or care giver.

The latest from the Village

See the latest articles, news, recipes and resources from the Nutura Village.

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Reading Cues With Infants: How It Shapes Their Vocabulary

Did you know that most babies start to say their first words at around 12 to 18 months? You might be…

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Nutura Village Vids | Major Prize Winner

The moment we’ve been waiting for after 5 weeks, hundreds of beautiful video entries, thousands of votes and even more…

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Messy Sensory Play For Toddlers & Kids: Benefits & Ideas To Get Started

Toddlers and children love making a mess – whether that means splashing around in water, smearing finger paint, squishing their hands…

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10 Healthy Summer Snack Ideas For Kids

Now that summer’s here and your kids are home more often, you’re probably spending tons of time each day prepping…

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Nutura Village Vids | Week 5 Winners

Week 5 our last week of Nutura Village vids comp has come to a close, marking the finish to our…

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Wonder Weeks and Growth Spurts: How to Spot Them and Survive Them

Did you know that growth spurts can begin as early as the first year of your child’s life? Wonder weeks also occur…

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Nutura Village Vids | Week 4 Winners

Week 4 our penultimate week of Nutura Village vids comp is the bag, with the greatest amount of video and…

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Putting Together A Birth Plan? Here Are Six Things To Consider

Part birth wish list, part research kick starter, a birth plan is a written document that mothers put together that…

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Witching Hour: What It Is and How to Get Through It

Your sweet little bundle of joy is suddenly – well, not so sweet. Just as you think you’ve mastered reading…

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6 Holiday Traditions To Start With Your Family This Year

When you think back to Christmases as a kid, what do you remember most? Many times, it’s not the gifts…

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Nutura Village Vids | Week 3 Winners

Week 3 of our Nutura Village vids comp is a wrap with hundreds more votes and fabulous videos being shared…

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Tips for Transitioning to a New Formula

Important notice: This article contains information about infant formula and is general in nature. For specific advice, or if you…

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Nutura Village Vids | Week 2 Winners

Week 2 of our Nutura Village vids comp has continued to give more joy to the Nutura team and Australian…

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How Music Can Affect Development in Early Childhood

Music plays an important role in your infant’s cognitive development.  If you’ve been considering the use of music in your daily…

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Nutura Village Vids | Week 1 Winners

Our first week of our Nutura Village Vids had been run and won, in a celebration of fabulous, gorgeous and…

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Self-Care Tips For New Or Busy Parents (Realistic Version)

While parents are fully invested in raising healthy, happy, and strong children, it can be easy to put our own…

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6 Outdoor Activities To Do With Kids This Summer – Right At Home

It’s almost time for summer holidays which means lots of time for playing outdoors and making memories with your family.…

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Why Bright Colours Are Essential For Children’s Development

The mind of a child is like an empty sponge, ready and willing to absorb all that they see, hear,…

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The Rewarding Benefits of Reading to Babies

A recent review on the impact of infant reading revealed that 4 in 5 Aussie children between the ages of 0-2 were…

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20 Fun Indoor Activities for Children When Going Out Isn’t an Option

Over the past year and a half, Australian families have been faced with lockdown after lockdown. While these lockdowns have…

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Embracing Your Tiger Stripes And Learning To Roar!

If you have found yourself cursing, critiquing or comparing your new body after baby with despair, you are certainly not…

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5 Tips for a Smooth Daycare Drop-Off

Your child is ready to go to daycare for the first time. This is exciting for both of you, but…

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Old Wives Tales – Fact? Fiction? Fun!

Did you know that 64% of soon-to-be parents in Australia choose to find out the sex of the baby before they’re born?…

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How To Create A Safe Sleeping Environment For Your Baby

Bringing home your newborn from the hospital is extremely exciting, but also extremely nerve wracking. One of the biggest sources…

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5 Habits You Should Embrace As A Parent

Parenting is one of the hardest jobs you’ll face – and it doesn’t come with any type of guidebook. Whether…

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Introducing Solids. How To Know When To Start

In Australia, breastmilk or infant formula is recommended as the sole nutrition source for the first six months of your…

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5 Tips For Becoming A New Dad

The birth of your first child will be one of the biggest moments of your life – but also one…

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The Four-Month Sleep Regression Survival Guide

Congratulations, you’ve finally done it! After a couple months with your newborn, you’ve settled into a sound nighttime routine, and…

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Do Parents Need To Ask Permission To Change A Nappy? Here’s a Psychologist’s View

Parents have received a lot of advice over the years and not all of it has stood the test of…

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When Do I Stop Giving My Baby Formula?

During the first 4-6 months of life, an infant’s nutritional needs are simple (in a complex kind of way). All…

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5 Tips For Remaining Friends With Non-Parents

As a new parent, you may have been prepared for sleepless nights and temper tantrums, but one thing you may…

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Parenting Rules You Might End Up Breaking – And Why It’s Okay

We’ve all done it – we see other parenting styles or decisions and create a list of parenting rules we…

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Avoid Raising A Picky Eater With These 5 Tips

If your child’s meal rotation looks a little something like cheese toasties, dino chicken nuggets, and butter pasta on repeat,…

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How to Strengthen Your Parent-Child Bond

One of the most important relationships in life is between parent and child, but it’s important to remember that the…

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3 Pieces of Advice Given To New Mums… & Why You Can Ignore Them

While you are pregnant, and especially once you have the baby, you’re likely to be flooded with words of “wisdom”…

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Top Tips To Keep Busy Minds Active In Winter

As temperatures continue to drop and rain increases, it takes a bit of extra planning to keep your children active…

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Mum Guilt Is Real – Here’s How To Overcome It

Working mums, stay-at-home mums, new mums, singles mums – the one struggle you may all have in common is mum…

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Putting Together the Perfect Postnatal Plan

If you’re expecting, you probably have your birth plan set in stone, but do you have your postpartum plan ready?…

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Our Favourite Nutritious Snacks for Growing Children

Little people have little tummies but that doesn’t mean that they don’t need lots of nutrition! Because their tummies are…

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How Much Milk Should My Child Be Drinking after 1 Year of Age?

12 months marks an important milestone for both children and their parents. Nutritionally, our goal is that 1 year old…

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Four Secrets to Squashing Sibling Squabbles

Sibling squabbles, sisterly rivalry, brotherly bickering – whatever you call it, conflicts between siblings can be frustrating and disheartening. While…

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The Maternity Hospital Checklist: What to Pack for Mum, Dad, and Baby

Knowing what to pack for the maternity hospital doesn’t have to be stressful. There’s a lot of confusing information out…

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Cinnamon Banana Smoothie

Prep Time: 2 minutesServes: 2Ingredients: 1 chopped medium size banana (if frozen smoothie will be thicker)1/4 cup greek yoghurt 1/2 cup…

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Chia Pudding

Prep Time: 10 minutesCooking Time: 0 minutesMakes ~ 2 child sized servings or one hungry adultIngredients: 3-4 tablespoon’s of chia…

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Simple Scones

Prep Time: 15 minutesCooking Time: 25 minutesMakes ~ 10 sconesIngredients: 2 cups of self raising flour50g butter (cold and chopped…

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Vanilla Bean Custard

Prep Time: 5 minutesCooking Time: 15 minutesServes: 2Ingredients: 1 cup Nutura Organic Stage 3 Toddler Milk Drink (6 scoops +…

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How to Keep Kids Teeth Healthy

Teething can be a challenging time in most households with many children experiencing discomfort with each tooth that pokes through…

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Tips and Hints for Deciding on Baby Names

Congratulations! You’re going to have a baby! There are plenty of emotions after finding out that you’re pregnant. Your mind starts…

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How to Help Prepare for the First Day of School

Back in 2017, in the full glare of the world’s media, Princess Mary and Prince Frederik faced a significant parenting…

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How to Nourish our Kids over the School Holidays

School holidays are here and while we have all had lots of practice having the kids home this year, it’s…

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10 Tips for Mother and Baby: What to Do for Your First Week at Home

The first week home is a big milestone for mother and baby. Although it’s a time filled with nappies, coffee,…

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How to Introduce Your Baby to a Pet

The birth of a newborn baby is a beautiful and exciting time for a couple. Now that you’ve given birth,…

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Cultivating Stronger Connections in Parenthood

There is no doubt that relationships and marriage can be hard work at times. But there’s nothing like the introduction…

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How to help children adjust after lockdown

Lockdown hasn’t been easy for any of us but it is our young people – otherwise known as the ‘coronials’…

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When mum has a night off

Dads represent 👊. We all know it takes a village to raise a child right? Thanks Nutura for being a…

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Letting go to lighten the load

Of all the things I’ve learnt about motherhood, one of the biggest and most valuable lessons  is the fine art…

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Happiness boosters to help you make the most of motherhood

Your Happy Chemicals Bringing a new baby into the world is amazing, surreal and transformative. It brings love, joy, and…

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A very touching discovery

I really have absolutely no idea what inspired Elon Musk and his partner to call his new baby, son ‘X…

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What foods should preschool children be eating?

The first 2 years of a child’s life sees huge amounts of physical and developmental growth taking place. While children…

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Is your child getting enough iron?

Iron is an essential nutrient for all children over 6 months of age. In fact, from the age of 7-12…

Article • Parent's Corner

What is secure attachment?

As a parent and primary care giver, theres no doubt that you are the most important person to your baby.…

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The Importance of Iron Intake for Children

Iron is an important mineral found in the blood. It is responsible for transporting oxygen around the body. To improve…

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The Importance of Dietary Fibre for Children

Dietary fibre is the part of plant food that is not broken down completely by our bodies and therefore helps…

Recipe • Parent's Corner

Our Popular Puffy Pikelets Recipe

Puffy PikeletsPreparation time: 10 minutesCooking time: 10 minutesServes: 10-14 pikelets Ingredients:3/4 cup (110g) self-raising flour2 tsp caster sugar1 egg, beaten210mL…

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Rice & Pear Pudding Recipe

Rice & Pear PuddingPreparation time: 10 minutesCooking time: 12 minutesServes: 2 Ingredients:1/4 cup (50g) short grain rice300mL Nutura Organic Stage…

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Our Favourite Strawberry Smoothie Recipe

Strawberry Smoothie RecipePreparation time: 2 minutesCooking time: 2 minutesServes: 2 Ingredients:1 cup of strawberries, cleaned and washed1/4 cup yoghurt1/4 scoop of…

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