Rare footage of a baby being born in the amniotic sac has been posted to social media.
Doctors were filmed performing a Caesarean section, carefully pulling the baby out of the womb, still enclosed in the fluid-filled sac.
For a moments, the baby’s face can be seen pressing against the sac, before one of the doctors breaks it open with her fingers.
It is unclear where and when the footage, which was posted on Facebook, was filmed.
The amniotic sac, sometimes called the “membranes”, is filled with fluid within which an unborn baby develops and grows. It helps cushion the baby from bumps and