Baby is born clutching his mother's contraceptive coil

This baby arrived into the world clutching a birth control device that had been inserted into his mother.

The 34-year-old woman, who has two previous children, gave birth to the 7lb boy in northern Hai Phong City, Vietnam.

The woman had the contraceptive coil planted into her uterus at a local hospital nearly three years ago - but later discovered she was pregnant.

Both mother and baby are said to be doing well.

A member of staff at Hai Phong International Hospital shared the image of the baby on Facebook.

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Pictures of the week: July 12 - 18
An NHS worker and her daughter, who both wear protective masks, stand in front of an NHS superman graffiti that pays tribute to NHS workers on a wall in Tulse Hill, London, as the UK continues to recover from the coronavirus pandemic.
A woman on the seafront in Margate, Kent, as parts of the UK enjoy warm weather.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak places an 'Eat out to help out' sticker in the window of No.11 Downing Street in London, ahead of the new scheme encouraging customers to return to the hospitality industry. The initiative will provide up to £10 off meals to diners eating out every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday during August at participating businesses across the UK. PA Photo. Picture date: Thursday July 16, 2020. See PA story HEALTH Coronavirus. Photo credit should read: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire
A cyclist ride past a derelict building on Hepscott Rd, Hackney Wick. Despite the reopening of �non-essential� shops, parks and some leisure facilities, numbers of shoppers were still lower than usual as the public opt to purchase online and work from home. (Photo by David Mbiyu / SOPA Images/Sipa USA)
SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - JULY 16: A TV camera operator works during the Premier League match between Southampton FC and Brighton & Hove Albion at St Mary's Stadium on July 16, 2020 in Southampton, United Kingdom. Football Stadiums around Europe remain empty due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in all fixtures being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Matt Watson/Southampton FC via Getty Images)
Posters with names of people that died during the COVID-19 pandemic are placed in front of the entrance to Downing Street in London, Wednesday, July 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
A heron seen perched on a tree stump on Clapton Pond. Despite the reopening of 'non-essential' shops, parks and some leisure facilities, numbers of shoppers were still lower than usual as the public opt to purchase online and work from home. (Photo by David Mbiyu / SOPA Images/Sipa USA)
Contractors use ropes to secure A Surge of Power (Jen Reid) 2020, by prominent British sculptor Marc Quinn, which has been installed in Bristol on the site of the fallen statue of the slave trader Edward Colston, as they prepare to remove and load it into into a recycling and skip hire lorry. (Photo by Ben Birchall/PA Images via Getty Images)
A man wearing a protective face mask walks past a shop window in London, Tuesday, July 14, 2020. Britain's government is demanding people wear face coverings in shops as it has sought to clarify its message after weeks of prevarication amid the COVID-19 pandemic. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
LONDON - JULY 15: An oystercatcher flies past the QE2 bridge on July 14, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
Barber Tony Mann with customer Sean Munro in the chair at Tony Mann's Barber Shop in Giffnock, Glasgow which opened at midnight as lockdown restrictions are relaxed. (Photo by Andrew Milligan/PA Images via Getty Images)
BRISTOL, ENGLAND - JULY 15: Black Lives Matter protestor Jen Reid poses for a photograph in front of a sculpture of herself, by local artist Marc Quinn, on the plinth where the Edward Colston statue used to stand on July 15, 2020 in Bristol, England. A statue of slave trader Edward Colston was pulled down and thrown into Bristol Harbour during Black Lives Matter protests sparked by the death of an African American man, George Floyd, while in the custody of Minneapolis police in the United States of America. The Mayor of Bristol has since announced the setting up of a commission of historians and academics to reassess Bristol's landmarks and buildings that feature the name of Colston and others who made fortunes in trades linked to slavery. (Photo by Matthew Horwood/Getty Images)
Fishermen on Blyth pier in Northumberland, fishing for mackerel as the sun rises. (Photo by Owen Humphreys/PA Images via Getty Images)
Jockey Adam Kirby (right) speaks to horse trainer Clive Cox after wining the Home Of Winners At valuerater.co.uk Handicap (Div 2) with Willy Nilly at Bath Racecourse.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JULY 14: Manu Tuilagi of Sale Sharks smiles during training at their Carrington Training Ground on July 14, 2020 in Manchester, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)
St Mary's Lighthouse in Whitley Bay in the early hours of Tuesday morning. (Photo by Owen Humphreys/PA Images via Getty Images)
Japes restaurant in Soho has made use of spaces outside to allow customers to maintain social distance when dinning in an attempt to curb the spread of coronavirus. (Photo by Dave Rushen / SOPA Images/Sipa USA)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 13: Wycombe Wanderers' manager Gareth Ainsworth holds the trophy during the Sky Bet League One Play Off Final between Oxford United and Wycombe Wanderers at Wembley Stadium on July 13, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Andrew Kearns - CameraSport via Getty Images)
Manager of the store Kerry-Anne Walker sanitises a sunbed at The Tanning Shop on the Isle of Dogs, east London, as they reopen to customers following the easing of lockdown restrictions in England (Photo by Yui Mok/PA Images via Getty Images)
US actor Johnny Depp (C) leaves after the fifth day of his libel trial against News Group Newspapers (NGN), at the High Court in London, on July 13, 2020. - Depp is suing the publishers of The Sun and the author of the article for the claims that called him a "wife-beater" in April 2018. (Photo by Tolga AKMEN / AFP) (Photo by TOLGA AKMEN/AFP via Getty Images)
A woman takes a photo of 'I walked ye planks' fun pirate pop up on the Pier. With the beaches in England now fully opened with only social distancing measures in force, people are taking the chance to visit some coastal resorts. Southwold is an English resort town full of an olde world charm and famous for its 300 brightly coloured beach huts. Plenty of people were out and about on the sandy beach and on the pier. (Photo by Keith Mayhew / SOPA Images/Sipa USA)
Border Force officers escort men thought to be migrants to a waiting bus in Dover, Kent, after small boat incidents in The Channel earlier this morning. Home Secretary, Priti Patel, is set to unveil details of how the UK's points-based immigration system - which will come into effect on January 1 after freedom of movement ends - will operate.
SUNBURY, ENGLAND - JULY 13: Runners in The Unibet Thanks The Frontline Workers Handicapn exit the starting stalls at Kempton Park on July 13, 2020 in Sunbury, England. Owners are allowed to attend if they have a runner at the meeting otherwise racing remains behind closed doors to the public due to the Coronavirus pandemic. (Photo by Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images)
A protester making a gesture at parliament square during a demonstration. Six weeks after the death of George Floyd in the US Black Lives Matter protests continue in London. (Photo by Thabo Jaiyesimi / SOPA Images/Sipa USA)
Shoppers walk past a SALE sign at the Sefrdiges store amid coronavirus crisis. Londoners have slowly began to go back to 'normal' with shops reopened on Oxford Street. This week the government has advised on the opening of gyms and pools from 11 July. (Photo by David Mbiyu / SOPA Images/Sipa USA)
A protester wearing a BLM face mask takes part during the demonstration. All Black Lives Matter demonstrators marched from Hyde Park to the Parliament Square. The Youth-led movement organise protests every Sunday to fight for racial equality and justice for all Black people in the UK. (Photo by David Mbiyu / SOPA Images/Sipa USA)
People are seen shopping at a �1 merchandise stall on the Oxford Street. Londoners have slowly began to go back to 'normal' with shops reopened on Oxford Street. This week the government has advised on the opening of gyms and pools from 11 July. (Photo by David Mbiyu / SOPA Images/Sipa USA)
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - JULY 12, 2020: Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster Michael Gove gives an interview to the media outside the BBC Broadcasting House in central London ahead of The Andrew Marr Show on 12 July 2020 in London, England.- PHOTOGRAPH BY Wiktor Szymanowicz / Barcroft Studios / Future Publishing (Photo credit should read Wiktor Szymanowicz/Barcroft Media via Getty Images)
Demonstrators gather outside BBC Broadcasting House for a march through central London in a protest against the ongoing conflict in Yemen, via the embassies of countries involved in the conflict - Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Iran on 12 July, 2020 in London, England. The UK is set to resume arms sales to Saudi Arabia, which were suspended last year after a legal challenge brought by campaigners, despite concerns they could be used against civilians in Yemen and therefore in violation of international humanitarian law. (Photo by WIktor Szymanowicz/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 12: Hugo Lloris of Tottenham Hotspur makes a save during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal FC at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on July 12, 2020 in London, England. Football Stadiums around Europe remain empty due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in all fixtures being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Tottenham Hotspur FC/Tottenham Hotspur FC via Getty Images)
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