British doctors successfully performed the surgery to save the baby who was growing not in the womb, but in the abdomen. Jayne Jones, 38, had repeating abdominal pains during her pregnancy. At a routine ultra-sound scan, doctors surprisingly saw a well growing baby outside the womb.
The embryo attached himself on the omentum – the layers of fat tissue with blood vessels that cover the bowel. One week after the scan, doctors insisted on the surgery because the pregnancy was dangerous for the mother.
The surgery involved 36 NHS staff whose efforts were rewarded and a boy was born weighing no more than 2 lb. Premature baby spent several months in an incubator. Today, the baby and his lucky mother are enjoying a healthy life.