baby born still inside amniotic sac | Fox News

February 25, 2015 5:20 PM

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baby born still inside amniotic sac | Fox News

Silas Philips recently entered the world through emergency cesarean section at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, but what makes his case truly extraordinary is that he was born at 26 weeks with his amniotic sac still perfectly intact around him, holding the placenta and umbilical cord as well, reports KHON2.

"It was a moment that really did, even though it's a cliche, [make us catch] our breath," the doctor who delivered him says. "It really felt like a moment of awe." Mom Chelsea Philips had no idea until her mom showed her a picture later.

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