Actress-turned-director Elisabeth Röhm (pictured above, middle) once again steps behind the lens for Lifetime, directing Switched Before Birth, premiering this weekend. The film, starring Skyler Samuels and Justina Machado, follows the story of two strangers, Olivia Crawford (Samuels) and Anna Ramirez (Justina Machado), who befriend one another at a fertility clinic. As the two share their personal stories of troubles conceiving a child, they form a strong bond, vowing to be there for each other through thick and thin. After receiving their IVF treatments on the same day, both women are delighted to share their pregnancy journeys. However, when Anna suffers a painful miscarriage, both women are devastated. While Olivia eventually delivers twins, her newfound friend is there for her as much as possible. But when the fertility clinic reveals they made an error; implanting Olivia with one of Anna’s embryos, Olivia refuses to give up one of her babies. Anna is enraged, deciding only a court of law is fit to decide who the child’s biological mother is.
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