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Mum went into labour in her car, but you’ll NEVER believe what happened next!

This mum was 29 weeks pregnant when she unexpectedly began feeling contractions while she was in the passenger seat of her car.

At first, she thought she was having Braxton Hicks before realising she was actually going into labour.

Taking control, Raelin Scurry began to deliver her baby HERSELF. But what happened next gave her the shock of her life! Not only was her baby coming early, it was born en caul – or in the amniotic sac!

❤ my family!

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Miracle baby boy

Realen reveals she and her fiancé were on the way to the hospital because her contractions had become more severe and frequent.

“After about 45 minutes of consistent contractions that were increasing in intensity I decided I should probably go in,” she wrote on Instagram.

“Well, the contractions continued to get closer together and more intense and before I knew it I knew it was time to push.

“I called 911 because I was so scared. They couldn’t understand me between the screams with contractions. So I handed the phone to my fiancé. I pulled my pants off and reached down, sure enough his head was right there. I pushed one time and my miracle baby was here.”

Our birth story! ❤ The human body is truly an amazing thing. 8.5.2017 at about 10am I started having contractions. I was only 29 weeks and 4 days so I just figured they were Braxton hicks and decided to wait it out. After about 45 minutes of consistent contractions that were increasing in intensity I decided I should probably go in. I there in some clothes. Grabbed my daughter some clothes, her my fiance And I left for the hospital. I dropped my daughter to her God mommy Nicole And headed to the hospital. Well the contractions continued to get closer together and more intense and before I knew it I knew it was time to push. I called 911 because I was so scared. They couldn’t understand me between the screams with contractions. So I handed the phone to my fiance. I pulled my pants off and reached down, sure enough his head was right there. I pushed one time and my miracle baby was here. When I looked down I realized he was still completely wrapped in the amniotic sac. The dispatcher told us to pull over. But I knew we would make it to the hospital before they would make it to us. So I told Ean to keep driving. I was so scared. My Fiance was so calm driving and on the phone with 911. At first the baby was still and all I could do was pray he would be okay. And then I rubbed his face with my thumb and he pulled his little hands and feet up to his face as if he understood my prayers and wanted to reassure us he was okay. About 7 minutes passed that I held this miracle baby in my hands until we made it to the hospital. A familiar face came running out and grabbed my baby. He was born an caul. This happens 1 in every 80,000 births. Usually during c-section. He was 3lb 1oz. He doing wonderful all things considered all He went through I know he’s going to be an awesome little man! ❤ he is truly a miracle baby. We are so blessed to be his parents. #encaul #encaulbirth #carbirth #miriclebaby

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When Raelin looked down she was amazed to see her newborn, who has been named EJ, was still inside his amniotic sac.

“At first the baby was still and all I could do was pray he would be okay. Then I rubbed his face with my thumb and he pulled his little hands and feet up to his face,” says Raelin.

“About seven minutes passed that I held this miracle baby in my hands until we made it to the hospital.

“He’s doing wonderful all things considered, all he went through, I know he’s going to be an awesome little man.”

Your strength makes me strong! ?

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Rare occurence

One in 80,000 babies are born in the amniotic sac, making it a very rare phenomenon.

The amniotic sac is is filled with fluid helping babies breathe and swallow, as well as helping to protectively cushion the baby inside the womb.

What a miracle birth! Thanks for giving us permission to share your incredible story, Raelin!

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Jennifer Hartnett

Jennifer is our Senior News Producer with a passion for trending news and lifestyle stories. Jennifer spends the rest of her time running around after her son Kian.