Baby is born fully encased in amniotic sac

February 26, 2015 5:09 AM

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A premature cesarean birth at Los Angeles's Cedars-Sinai Medical Center took a surprising turn when the infant was born in the caul - in other words, completely encased in its amniotic sac.

Silas Johnson, a now 10-week old baby boy was born 27 days premature in an amniotic sac by cesarean, leaving doctors astonished and the mother in awe.

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