All posts by: Katy Huie Harrison, PhD

What You Need to Know to Succeed as an Exclusively Pumping Mom

Exclusive pumping is a hard journey, but it has many benefits. Here are 7 tips, + all you need to know about how to exclusively pump.... Read More

Looking for Signs After the Loss of a Child

My experience with the loss of a child starts every morning when there’s this moment, a brief fleeting moment, when you first wake up, before you are actually awake, where... Read More

How to Overcome Working Mom Guilt

There's a belief that you can have a career OR be a great mom, but not both. This belief causes working mom guilt. A psychologist tells us how to beat... Read More

Guide to Induction at 37 Weeks: Everything You Need to Know

I was 36 1/2 weeks pregnant when I found out I’d have an induced labor at 37 weeks. It was a Wednesday, and my high risk specialist confirmed a preeclampsia... Read More

How Tracking Fertility with a Monitor Changed My TTC Journey

I’d spent too many months crying in bed the day my period came. After a year-and-a-half of unsuccessfully trying to conceive (TTC), I made a list of questions to ask... Read More

One Mother’s Raw Story of Stillbirth

I knew he was dead. Before he was ever born, I knew he was dead. He was my miracle baby…a baby who had a heartbeat and a name and plans.... Read More

Best Postpartum Swimsuits to Help New Moms Love Pool Days

Summer is fully upon us, and most of us are trying to spend lots of time outdoors since that’s where we’re told it’s safest to socialize. But I’ve had lots... Read More

Pandemics, Pregnancy, and Planning: What You Need to Know from an Expert

Let’s be real right now. Pregnancy is a weird and scary enough process in the best of circumstances. Throw in a global pandemic, and many mamas are even more anxious... Read More

8 Tips for Choosing the Best Travel Baby Monitor for Your Family

Traveling with a baby can be super stressful, but knowing you have the right equipment can decrease the bulk and lessen the stress. Do you really need to carry a... Read More

Black Maternal Mortality Rates Left This Mom in Fear

I am writing this for my rockstar son, Chase, one of the most magnificent beings. And for everyone who has endured the trauma of delivering a child early, or of... Read More