Real life tongue-out emoji baby??? A baby girl born with a massive ADULT-SIZED tongue has smiled for the first time after life-changing surgery.
Little Paisley Morrison-Johnson was born with such a huge organ in her mouth that she needed breathing apparatus for the first week of her life to stop her from choking to death.
Her rare condition caused the little girl’s tongue to grow more than twice the size of her mouth. Even after surgery to slice parts of it away, it continued to grow back and still hung out of her mouth.
She was diagnosed as having been born with Beckwith Wiedemann Syndrome (BWS) – an overgrowth disorder that affects one in every 11,000 births worldwide.
The size of the organ even shocked doctors, who said it was one of the largest tongues they had ever seen.
Paisley had to be fed via by a gastronomy-tube until she was six-months-old – because she struggled to eat and wasn’t receiving the vital nutrients needed to keep her alive.
Concerned parents Madison Kienow, 21, and Shannon Morrison-Johnson, 23, from Aberdeen in South Dakota, USA, hoped their daughter’s mouth would grow to accommodate her overgrown tongue – but that never happened.