Baby salutes his Marine dad from inside the womb

This incredible footage appears to shows a baby saluting its expecting parents - from inside the womb.

Mahgen Merriott and Robert Cooper, a former marine, were shocked to see their unborn child bring its hand to its eyebrow and back down during a routine sonogram appointment.

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Doctors wanted the baby to move to get the picture they needed and everyone burst out laughing when they saw the baby salute.

The sex of the baby is still unknown and Merriott's mother-in-law plans to hang the picture in her home.