Social workers who visited the unnamed baby’s home also found her cot filled with blood.
There were bloody rat footprints throughout the rundown property and a blanket that was soaked in blood.
Her parents Erica Shyrock, 19, and Charles Elliot, 18, admitted using crystal meth and K2 in the days before the rat attack.
The twisted parents, from Arkansas, were sentenced to five years in prison.
They will be eligible to apply for parole after 304 days and begin their terms with 293 days already served.
It’s likely the two will be released from custody within 30 days, defense attorney Joseph Churchwell said.
“It’s as good as we were going to get,” Churchwell said in an interview after the court hearing
Their defense attorney Joseph Churchwell told reporters : ‘They should have never been allowed to leave the hospital with the baby when she was born.
Churchwell said. “This is DHS’ [Department of Human Services] fault. Why did they wait until this baby’s face was chewed on by rats?’
The baby, who was born prematurely and weighed a little more than 4 pounds at birth, has now been adopted.