A breathtaking video of the moment a baby was born entirely inside his own amniotic sac has gone viral.
In the amazing footage, you can see the newborn moving around inside the fluid-filled sac – and even yawning – as doctors prepare to release him.
Then, finally, they make an incision in the sac and WHOOSH, he comes tumbling out breathing air for the first time.
It's truly amazing…
asi como cuando dicen " nacio ENMANTILLAO" bueno... asi!
Posted by Jasmine Perez on Tuesday, 16 February 2016
Born last year, 3 months premature, little Silas Philips's unusual delivery was made at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in California.
"Even though it sounds clichéd, we caught our breath," Dr William Binder said. "It really felt like a moment of awe... and one that will stick in my memory for some time."
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