Groundbreaking MRI Shows Childbirth From The InsideS

For the first time ever, a woman gave birth inside an MRI scanner, allowing doctors to watch the movement through the birth canal from beginning to end. Here's a video with images throughout the process.

Doctors at Berlin's Charite hospital built an open MRI machine to enable cross-section images of birth. They hope to better understand why some women need Caesareans when the baby can't progress through the canal.

Groundbreaking MRI Shows Childbirth From The InsideS

MRI Scans Live Birth [The Local]

Update: Here's the full set of stills provided by the hospital.