Thursday, April 27, 2017

This Venezuelan baby arrived via "gentle C-section" — the doctor made a normal cut in the pregnant woman's belly but instead of reaching in and getting the baby, let the infant find his way out through the new opening:

In contrast to normal C-sections, this method is supposed to make it easier for the babies to breathe on their own from the start. Then they can be placed right on the mother's chest. A fascinating window into the miracle of life!