A young couple in love: Rebecca (Susanne Wolff) and her boyfriend Julian (Johann von Bülow) are expecting their first child and are full of pleasant expectation. As Rebecca gives birth to a healthy boy their luck seems to be perfect. But instead of the unconditional motherly love she was expecting, she is thrown into an emotional turmoil. Helplessness and desperation reign and her own baby is a stranger to her. With every day that passes, her inability to meet the demands of motherhood become more and more apparent.