Sarah lacks confidence with her baby. After hours in labour, Alison gives birth to a boy, whom she calls Jake. Kevin is delighted to have a son. Maya is furious to hear about Street Cars offering discount trips to Freshco's. She confronts Vik who knows nothing about it. Eileen admits the idea was hers and when Vik rows with her she accuses him of letting Maya take advantage with free taxi rides. Alison is horrified when Jake turns blue. The doctors discover he has an infection, Group B Strep. Maya insists Vik takes her money, upset at being seen as a scrounger. Kevin and Alison are distraught to be told Jake's condition is fatal. They are given him to hold and he dies in their arms.


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  • The end credits to this episode are played with no theme music and roll over a shot inside the hospital's relatives' room with the grieving Kevin and Alison Webster.
  • TV Times synopsis: The Websters undergo an ordeal; Linda and Mark make the most of Mike's absence.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 16,400,000 viewers (2nd place - combined figure including repeat).
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