Y&R: Sharon Gets Her Baby, But At What Cost?

Sharon accomplished her ultimate goal—motherhood—but she left a world of hurt and pain in her path. Take a look back at how she became a mother to Sully.

The road to motherhood

1. The road to motherhood

Sharon accomplished her ultimate goal—motherhood—but she left a world of hurt and pain in her path. Take a look back at how Sharon became Sully's mom.
Intimidating Patty

2. Intimidating Patty

Sharon tries to get Patty to remain silent about what she knows, but will she be able to?
Nick continues to mourn his loss

3. Nick continues to mourn his loss

Chelsea spends time with Nick, who still mourns the family he could have had. How long will he continue to be haunted by thoughts of baby Christian?
Sharon tells Mariah the truth

4. Sharon tells Mariah the truth

After Mariah presses Sharon to explain why she's so concerned for Nick to read Sage's diary, Sharon finally comes clean. 

"It's Sully," admits Sharon. "He's not our baby. He's not Dylan's and he's not mine... He's Nick and Sage's: he's Christian."

 
Nick lashes out

5. Nick lashes out

During a memorial service for Sage, Nick starts his speech asking guests to look towards the future and to fill their lives with love—but things quickly take a dark turn. After accusing his family of not being there for him, he alludes to his crumbling life.

"It's never going to be okay," he says with tears in his eyes.
Sage gets in a horrible wreck

6. Sage gets in a horrible wreck

Now that she knows the truth, Sage gets in her car and speeds back home to tell Nick their son is alive. But, on the way, she loses control of her car and gets in a terrible accident. What will happen with baby Christian?

 
Sharon refuses to hand Christian over

7. Sharon refuses to hand Christian over

Afraid of crushing Dylan's heart, Sharon pleads with Sage not to take Christian away from her. 

"You just want to keep things as they are?" Sage asks incredulously. "You and Dylan raise my son, and Nick and I have visitation? Because I'll tell you what, there's only one thing that's gonna happen today, and that's me taking that kid home to his real father."

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Sage starts searching for the truth

8. Sage starts searching for the truth

After spending more time with baby Sully and listening to Sharon's concerns, Sage is motivated to research the past. When will she uncover the truth? And how will everyone react to the shocking news?

Read on for a recap of all that happened leading up to this moment.
Sharon confides in Sage

9. Sharon confides in Sage

Sharon tries to piece together what happened in the months prior: her undocumented birth, the strange nanny at the hospital, and the murder of her twisted doctor. 
Sage opens up to Adam

10. Sage opens up to Adam

"There's this hole in my heart that I thought was finally healing, getting better," Sage says of the failed adoption. "I don't know if it's ever going to get better."
Sharon fears she'll have more nightmares

11. Sharon fears she'll have more nightmares

Before Dylan heads out to the coffee shop, he tries to convince Sharon to get some sleep. But, Sharon remains skeptical, telling her husband that she's scared of what she'll remember of her "birth."
Dylan questions the birth of Sully

12. Dylan questions the birth of Sully

Dylan questions Sharon about giving birth, wondering why there was no documentation. "Do you remember anything right before holding Sully?" he asks gently.

"I don't remember going into labor," she nervously admits. "There was someone else there... watching us."
Sharon and Nick stumble upon an unsettling scene

13. Sharon and Nick stumble upon an unsettling scene

After learning that Dr. Anderson is actually Sandra Allen, a scorned high school classmate who was injured on the Newman property many years ago, Nick and Sharon head to Fairview to confront her. But, when they arrive at her office, they find her sprawled out on the floor with a stab wound in the back.
Tensions run high at Sully's christening

14. Tensions run high at Sully's christening

Although Sharon has her worries about Sage, she couldn't help but feel sorry for the grieving, childless mother. With a smile on her face, Sharon hands her child over to Sage at the christening. As everyone cautiously looks on, Sage cradles the child she has no idea is actually hers.
Mariah meets the baby

15. Mariah meets the baby

Sharon introduces her new bundle of joy to Mariah, who fawns over the baby boy. "He's so little," she exclaims.

Take a look back at some of Sharon's key moments from the season leading up to this milestone.
Sharon gets her child

16. Sharon gets her child

Sharon finally embraced her baby after suffering a miscarriage, entering facility care, and fighting with her doctor. But does she know the truth?

 
A doctor's congratulations

17. A doctor's congratulations

Dr. Anderson told a sleeping Sharon, “Don’t worry. You haven’t lost your baby.” Later, she presented her patient with a baby boy.  
Giving in

18. Giving in

Sharon tried to resist her doctor's medications, but soon gave in after Dr. Anderson insisted it was essential to her recovery.
Too much medicine?

19. Too much medicine?

Sharon's doctor repeatedly pushed more rest and medicine, and even convinced her patient to forgo family visits.
Patty gets involved

20. Patty gets involved

Patty Williams took an interest in Sharon, repeatedly checking in on her health and asking about her pregnancy.
Feeling confused

21. Feeling confused

Sharon's recovery didn't go as she had planned, as she was often feeling tired and disoriented, much to Dylan's surprise. Sharon was also still pretending she was pregnant.
Taking care

22. Taking care

Sharon checked herself into a facility center to deal with her disorder, leaving Faith in Nick and Dylan's care.
Keeping secrets

23. Keeping secrets

After Sharon lost her baby, her daughter begged her to tell Dylan the truth. But Sharon was adamant she could get pregnant again, and quickly.
Giving it a try

24. Giving it a try

Dylan was concerned about Sharon's bipolar disorder, but he was determined to stick by his pregnant fiance.
Blissful beginning

25. Blissful beginning

After much heartache, Dylan found love again with Sharon.