A video of an en-caul birth is going viral in Asia after it was posted to social media.
The footage shows a baby being born via c-section completely inside its amniotic sac.
You can see the baby’s face pressed up against the sac’s lining and even a doctor breaking the baby free with her fingers.
It may be a little graphic for some, so don’t press play if you’re sensitive to certain images!
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According to some sources, not only is there no risk of suffocation due to an en-caul birth, the membranes of the amniotic sac are thought to protect babies from a lot of the trauma of childbirth.