Author and speaker Thais Nye Derich discusses her journey through unexpected cesarean with her first baby and her quest for a natural birth after cesarean with her second.

Topics Discussed:

  • Background Thais Nye Derich

  • Diet and exercise during pregnancy

  • Birth class

  • Thais' first birth story

  • Hospital policies

  • Birth triggering previous emotional trauma

  • Psychological damage

  • “Recovery Closet”

  • Physical recovery and 'Phantom Pain'

  • 2nd Birth- The battle of finding a VBAC supportive doctor

  • Home birth after cesarean