Literary Mama’s ABIGAIL LALONDE featured Thais Nye Derich’s memoir, Second Chance: A Mother’s Quest for a Natural Birth after a Cesarean in her “Essential Reading: Mother’s Day” article, where she praised Derich for crushing “the stigma of home birth by juxtaposing her first birth experience, a hospital birth that culminated in an unplanned caesarean, with her second birth experience, a VBAC (vaginal birth after cesarean) home birth…With brutal honesty Derich takes her reader on a journey of more than just her birth experiences.”

Read the rest of the Mother’s Day reading list on Literary Mama here: