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 searching ShanghaiMamasOrg and following our Official Account.       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 celebration of the vibrancy … 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

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

Share Your Amazing Travels with the ShMamas Community!

      We have seen your moments and there have been some EPIC trips this summer! As the travel season winds down, we want to capture all your amazing tips and itineraries for an upcoming series of travel articles for our Shanghai Mamas community. To entice you a bit more, we’ll be doing a monthly draw … Continued

Trouble Finding Shoes That Fit?

Finding footwear that fits can be a real struggle for expats in China. There are usually very few options available for those with wider feet or calves or those who just need larger sizes. And, with the chance to stock up on your annual trip home not happening during Covid times, it’s hard to know … Continued