This picture of a baby emerging from his mother’s womb in a C-section birth is absolutely amazing!

Katie Vigos is the doula behind Empowered Birth Project, a movement to celebrate new mothers and childbirth. She posted this amazing photoon the Empowered Birth Project’s Instagram feed, where it has been liked nearly 10,000 times. Scroll down for full image.

She shared the photograph on behalf of Raya (the baby girl pictured in the photo) and her parents. “Our doctor told us ‘OK take a picture’ I said ‘I can’t’ and they all laughed,” the baby’s mother told Vigos. “I looked at [my fiancé] and he was in another world so I yelled ‘Ryan take a picture!’ LOL and these are the results. It was all very surreal. She is such an amazing gift. This is my second #Csection. I hope this photo honors those before me and gives inspiration and strength to those #pregnant or to deliver in the future.”

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The photo was taken while the baby was halfway out of her mother’s belly, the umbilical cord is clearly visible.

“Raya Pax Steele Angell” was born safely on August 18, 2016 and weighed in 8 lbs., 5 oz., according to her mother’s Instagram page.

Just beautiful! Poor bub does not look impressed at all.

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  • Nice caption of real life.


  • The only one not happy is Baby Raya. Wonderful photo to see and nothing too graphic.


  • Lovely picture. Thanks for sharing. Amazing to see since I had a c-section but can’t imagine what it looked like from the other side …(I also see where the inspiration for the recent ‘alien’ movie I watched came from!! just like it!!!)


  • Wow. What an amazing photo of the miracle of birth.


  • Very raw and real, so beautiful.


  • I’ve got similar photos of my sons birth and they’re simply incredible. Especially seeing the umbilical cord still attached. I’m too scared to share on my social accounts but have included one here


  • The human body is amazing, what a beautiful baby


  • Beautiful picture, I love it.


  • Such an amazing photo. The miracle of life


  • Wow , absolutely amazing.


  • This is an amazing picture


  • Beautiful photo


  • Great photo and showing off of lusty lungs.


  • Great photo. Congratulations. At the photo shows, guess we are learning from that photo. Wondering whats the red ring for?


  • Wow, never seen a c section pic like this.


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