Ridge wants Massimo to leave them alone, but Massimo insists that he’s not leaving until Ridge hears what he has to say. Massimo starts to tell Ridge, but Stephanie cuts him off and pulls him into the corridor. Stephanie can’t believe that Massimo would do this to her, but Massimo insists that they can’t turn away from the truth. Stephanie tells Massimo that it was Ridge’s destiny to have Eric for a father. Sally overhears as Stephanie begs Massimo not to tell Ridge that he is his biological father. Ridge wonders what it was that Massimo wanted to tell him. Eric notes that it seemed to be something urgent. The doctor tells Rick they’ll know more about the baby’s prognosis once they’ve isolated the reason for Amber’s pain. Rick and Amber try to reassure each other that the baby is okay and everything will be fine when they get back to L.A. The doctor tells Amber that she has a strep infection, which caused a temporary inflammation of her remaining kidney. He explains that if it continues to shut down, it could threaten the survival of the fetus. The doctor warns Amber that she’s going to have a difficult pregnancy. Rick tells Amber that he loves her and he’s going to take care of her and the baby.