Lucas blames himself, but Vanessa urges him to be strong for her so she can be strong for their son. Lucas vows to do just that, and as Rhys witnesses a tender moment between him and Vanessa, he begins to fear there may not be room for him in this new family.
Meanwhile, with Lucas at the hospital, Chris is forced to man the garage alone. Aidan sees Chris overwhelmed by the workload and offers to help. However, Chris refuses - if Aidan won't accept help, then he will do the same. But Aidan refuses to take no for an answer and when Chris draws a parallel between his need for help and Aidan's, Aidan is angered that Chris can't let it go. Still at loggerheads, Chris fears their relationship is beyond repair.
Elsewhere, Tash is unimpressed with Sheila's kitsch decorations for the Australian Open Tennis party at Charlie's and instead forges ahead with her own plans. However, she's thrown when Sheila compliments her on her gumption, suggesting that she and Tash are very much alike.