Determined to help, Lucas secretly heads off to Rosebud to try and convince Francesca to forgive her daughter. However, once he's gone, Vanessa goes into a sudden and quick labour. With Lucas out of reach, will Vanessa end up giving birth on her own? And who will unexpectedly step up in the emergency?
Meanwhile, still not trusting the doula Alex, Toadie seeks proper medical advice when Sonya goes into labour sooner than expected. Despite Karl's assurances, Toadie struggles to relax, with his increasing anxiety driving Sonya to extreme lengths to get some peace.
Elsewhere, Summer is thrown when she suspects something may have happened between Karl and Carmel. Should she voice her suspicions to Susan or not? Tash urges her to stay out of it - this could get very messy. When Summer realises her own bond with Susan could also be at stake, she decides to keep quiet.