Tells the story of two teen girls who discover that they were accidentally switched at birth. Bay Kennish grew up in a wealthy family with two parents and a brother, while Daphne Vasquez, who lost her hearing as a child due to a case of meningitis, grew up with a single mother in a poor neighborhood. Things come to a dramatic head when both families meet and struggle to learn how to live together for the sake of the girls.
One mistake changed two families forever.
Did You Know?
Vanessa Marano (Bay Kennish) has a sister named Laura Marano who is also an actress. Laura has never acted in Switched at Birth, but when Vanessa was asked to bring in photos of herself for the set, she brought in photos of both her and her sister. In season 3 episode 17 - "Girl With Death Mask (She Plays Alone)" - Bay visits her cousin, and he shows her a picture of her deceased, biological aunt. Laura is the aunt in the picture. See more
In the pilot, Katheryn said Toby was barely 2 when she got pregnant with Bay (actually Daphne), and she wouldn't have had time to have an affair. This means Toby would have been nearly 3 when Bay and Daphne were born, yet he was only a year ahead of them in school. See more