Baobei Foundation partnership

  It is with great pride and excitement that ShanghaiMamas would like to announce our recent partnership with the Baobei Foundation as of March 01, 2017. Founded in 2008 by a native Chinese and three expatriates in Shanghai, Baobei Foundation provides surgeries and post-surgical rehabilitation for Chinese orphans with life-threatening birth defects. Since its inception, … Continued

Circumcision: Medically Necessary or Unnecessarily Intrusive?

by Siobhan. E. Brown Circumcision: Medically Necessary or Unnecessarily Intrusive?  There are few medical discussions that cause heated debate quite like Circumcision. Some parents choose the procedure because they believe it is medically necessary, decreasing their child’s chances of contracting STD’s and keeping their bodies more hygienic.  Some parents circumcise their children in order to … Continued

The Benefits of Play

  There’s been a lot in the news lately about the benefits of play. And out of all of the exciting trends in education, I have to say this is one of my favorites.As a health teacher, I have long expounded the virtues of play to my students, my admin, and a countless number of … Continued