Despite spending countless years studying medicine along with decades of experience, sometimes doctors still have no way of explaining things. It’s not for a lack of trying or caring for the well-being of their patients. It’s simply that the human body and mind is complex and able to push beyond limitations.
Poppy Smith was born on December 17, 2014 in Gullane, Scotland.
She came into the world at 29 weeks of gestation, weighing just two pounds.
The baby girl spent the first three months of her life in the neonatal ward.
When she went home to her parents Stephen, 34, and Amy, 31. Poppy also has older sister Elisha and big brother Alfie.
In addition to being premature, Poppy was also born with Moebius syndrome.
Moebius syndrome is a rare neurological condition affecting facial muscles. The inability to smile, frown, pucker up the lips, or the inability to raise the eyebrows are common traits.
What causes Moebius syndrome is unknown.
The severity of this syndrome varies from patient to patient.