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

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

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

Arty Moon Activities for Children (and you)!

Mid-Autumn Festival is fast approaching next month. If you don’t know much about the festival and its origins, we are happy to share a short history along with some crafty activities you can do with your children. Thanks to Civillita Art Supplies for allowing us to share with the Shanghai Mamas community.     In … Continued

Meet Our Latest Sponsor – Hong Qiao International School

Welcome HQIS to the Shanghai Mamas community!   School Intro & History     Shanghai Hong Qiao International School (HQIS) is one of the oldest and most well established schools for international students in Shanghai. HQIS opened its doors in 1997 at Shanghai Zoo with just two classes serving eighteen preschool students. Since then, our … Continued

Welcome GHC as Our Latest Sponsor

Shanghai Mamas is excited to introduce our newest organizational sponsor, Global Healthcare (GHC). One of the most frequent discussion points in our communities is regarding medical care, including where to go for vaccinations, children’s eye check ups and family medicine. GHC is a trusted medical center in Shanghai since 2005 with an extensive foreign trained … Continued