A photo of Caitlyn Tivy, PT, DPT, OCS

Caitlyn Tivy, PT, DPT, OCS

Dr. Caitlyn Tivy is a doctor of physical therapy specializing in pelvic health for people of all ages and genders. She has completed advanced training in women’s health and the pre- and postpartum periods, and she writes extensively on pelvic and women’s health topics.

Postpartum Recovery Primer: When Can I Start Bending after my C-section?

woman showing c section scar

 ​​C-section recovery is complex and unique to each person. That said, it’s still possible for new moms to return to their activities safely and comfortably after a C-section. Consider this your guide to everything you need to

Read more

Running While Pregnant: Staying Safe and Healthy on the Run

Pregnant East Asian woman running outdoors

In most cases, you can safely run throughout your pregnancy. Running can also confer considerable health benefits to you and your baby. In this article, we’ll discuss the benefits of running while pregnant, and we’ll debunk some common myths on the topic. We’ll cover current recommendations for staying safe as a pregnant runner, including gear choices and injury prevention tactics.

Read more