Empty Cradle (TV Movie 1993) - Plot Summary Poster

(1993 TV Movie)

Plot Summary

  • Jane Morgan gives birth to her baby at the hospital. When she wakes up the next morning, the hospital tells her that her son died at birth. However from ultrasound reading she had before, she knew she was having a girl. Now the hospital is stone-walling her, saying she is just in denial, due to her loss. Now she is trying to fight the system, to find evidence of the apparent mistake by the hospital. Only it wasn't the hospital's mistake. Nurse Rita Donohue is the one who made the switch. She faked a pregnancy to hang on to her roving boyfriend. But she grabbed the wrong baby, her boyfriend wants a son, so now she's faking a second pregnancy, and making plans to get another baby.

    - Written by <Brian W <Martz__<B.Martz@Genie.com>>
  • She did not know for sure she was having a girl. The manager of the grocery store that she worked at called her and told her to come to the store to pick up her paycheck but they were actually giving her a surprise baby shower. As they were walking to the employee area he asked if she knew what she was having and she said that she did not know but she had a feeling it was a girl.

  • Woman who can't have child of her own fakes a pregnancy to hold on to boyfriend who's away traveling. When it comes time to deliver, she murders a pregnant woman and surgicaly removes the baby by cesarean.

    - Written by Humberto Amador


Jane Morgan (Lori Loughlin) is the mother of two children, Sally (Camilla Belle) and Sam (Zachary Browne)...

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