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Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare J. P. Nadda unveiled the first Open Foetal Surgery at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Center, Kochi. Open fetal surgery entails, taking the baby with birth defects out of the mother's womb, doing surgery and putting back in the womb. The pregnancy is allowed to continue. Later a Cesarean section is done and the baby is delivered. The Center for Excellence in Foetal Care has all the required support system under its wings- experts from the fields of foetal medicine and perinatology, foetal cardiology, paediatric genetics, human cytogenetics foetal surgery, and biochemistry.