Jill's concerned that Elizabeth hasn't cried yet, all she seems to do is stare into space. Jill worries that she's picturing Nigel's fallen body. When Alan visits Elizabeth she tells him that Nigel would want to be buried at Loxley Barratt with his ancestors, he was very proud of his family. She begins to open up, recognising that Alan understands what she's going through. She's worried about explaining it all to the children, and he reminds Elizabeth that even though they might no longer be able to see their loved ones, the love never dies. He tentatively suggests next Thursday for the funeral.
Ian and Brenda visit Helen and the baby and Ian is delighted when Helen lets him hold Henry Ian. Helen apologises for being such a control freak during her pregnancy. Despite all her planning, nothing could prepare her for how much she loves Henry. Helen's due to be discharged on Friday although Henry will need more time in hospital to recover from his early arrival. Brenda and Ian agree that the old Helen would have freaked out about leaving him. Brenda wonders who this calm serene woman masquerading as Helen Archer is. Becoming a mother seems to have changed her, she's happy.