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Sonya goes into labour sooner than expected and, not trusting doula Alex, Toadie calls Karl for advice. Sonya is having none of it, however, and insists on her home birth with no doctors. Toadie struggles to relax and his anxiety starts to drive Sonya mad…

Meanwhile, Vanessa’s baby is showing no signs of arriving and she finds the news of Sonya’s progress very frustrating. Lucas tries to get her mind off things by photographing her final moments of pregnancy and Vanessa is grateful for the distraction.

She wishes her mother was involved, however, which pushes Lucas to drive to Francesca to get her to forgive her daughter. Then, Vanessa suddenly goes into labour and Lucas can’t be contacted. Fortunately, Rhys is at hand to offer assistance…

Summer believes something’s happened between Carmel and Karl and doesn’t know whether to mention it to Susan, though Tash suggests she stays well out of it. And Summer’s dreams of studying in Paris come true.