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

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

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

More Than Aware Family Run Recap

Last weekend our Shanghai Mamas community came together for the 10th annual More Than Aware (MTA) family run. Over 60 of us ran/walked on a glorious day in Century Park to support this amazing organisation. More Than Aware is a healthy lifestyle support group that empowers women to be proactive in the prevention and recovery … Continued