ANTONIA REEVE / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY ANTONIA REEVE / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Caesarean baby (Image 10 of 14). View of hands holding a baby wrapped in surgical cloth following a caesarean section birth. Surgical tubing is seen at lower right. Caesarean sections are usually performed when it is impossible or dangerous to deliver the baby vaginally. The baby is delivered through an incision in the walls of the abdomen, uterus and amniotic sac. This baby was delivered by an elective caesarean section. This view is part of image sequence M810/282-295.
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