FREE SKIN SCREENING AT GHC

Have you scheduled your annual skin checkup yet? Our friends at GHC can make it easy for you to take care of yourself by offering free skin screenings during the month of November and December for all Shanghai Mamas. Take advantage of this generous offer and make your appointment quickly before slots fill up!   … Continued

Welcome Britannica Shanghai as Our Lastest Sponsor

Welcome Britannica International School Shanghai to the Shanghai Mamas community!     Located in the heart of the city, Britannica Shanghai delivers the best of British education, following the English National Curriculum, adapted to meet the needs of international students aged 2 to 18. Students come to Britannica for their strong British roots and truly … Continued

Shanghai Mamas Age-specific Parenting Groups from Pregnancy to Teens

Since 2006, Shanghai Mamas has been connecting the community of international families to one another. While we have had broad topic parenting WeChat groups for many years, we are now introducing age-specific parenting groups from pregnancy to teens. As with all Shanghai Mamas groups, there will be an emphasis on warm, friendly and positive engagement. … Continued

Follow ShMamas Channel for Lots of Fun Family-friendly Ideas

Shanghai Mamas is excited to announce our new video channel on WeChat. You can find us by scanning the QR below:   Or from our Official Account Shanghai Mamas Org:   We aim to bring video content discovering new family-friendly places to visit, areas of the city to explore, activities for kids, travels, and general … Continued

How to Be a Breastfeeding Ally

By Holly Hurst   Breastfeeding can be one of the most beautiful relationships that we have with our infants. But anyone who’s been there can tell you that it is not without its challenges. Initiating breastfeeding or navigating the many twists and turns that relationship takes is more easily accomplished with the help of a … Continued

300km Bike Ride for Charity

All in the name of a good cause, fourteen intrepid members of the Peddlers Cycling Club are embarking on a 300km bicycle ride to raise money for charity Heart to Heart Shanghai. I caught up with Jenni Reah, one of the cyclists riding for charity, to learn more about the ride and how the team … Continued

How and Where Can International Children Get Vaccinated in Shanghai?

By Dr. Jane Lee, Global HealthCare     Vaccines are by far one of the most effective ways to prevent diseases, and a child’s healthy start begins with the first shot shortly after birth. However, for international families living in Shanghai, finding out how to get their children vaccinated is undoubtedly an issue that confuses … Continued

Free Mammogram Screenings from Jiahui Health Breast Clinic

As part of their continuous efforts to promote breast health and emphasize the importance of early detection of breast disease, the Jiahui Health Breast Clinic (Jing’an) is pleased to offer the Shanghai Mamas community free mammograms for women aged 40 and over. ​ This benefit is only available through the end of September with limited … Continued

Pizza for Charity 2021 – Doing Our Part to Help A Heart

Eating pizza for charity sounds too good to be true, right? Well, for the month of September, order a pizza and you’ll be contributing towards the cost of a child’s lifesaving heart surgery. Shanghai Mamas is proud to be a community partner for the Sherpa’s x Heart to Heart Pizza For Charity event. The money … Continued

China Expat Health Insurance

​When it comes to finding the best health insurance protection and hospital network for your family, China Expat Health has got you covered. Instead of spending months contacting insurers and friends, researching, comparing (and still never really knowing which insurers work in real life), you can speak to a long-term China expat health insurance specialist … Continued