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"I'm pregnant," Claire answered. Jessica didn't really look all that surprised.
"What's the problem?" Jessica asked gently.
"I'm not supposed to be able to get pregnant," Claire admitted. Jessica stared at Claire in surprise and Claire sat down on the stool that Craig had vacated. "My ex husband and I tried for years and when we couldn't, we went to a fertility specialist. I was told that I wasn't able to get pregnant," Claire said with a sigh.
"But you are," Jessica said.
Claire nodded. "What does Cal think?" Jessica wanted to know.
"All we've done since the test came back is fight," Claire admitted.
"What kind of fighting?" Jessica asked.
"At first, he yelled at me for not using birth control even if I had been told I couldn't get pregnant, but now, he wants to help," Claire said, her eyes burning with unshed tears.
"I never thought Cal would be the father type," Jessica said dryly. Claire nodded and laughed a little.
"Do you want the baby?" Jessica asked gently.
"I don't know," Claire admitted. Jessica looked up as Cal walked past the mess, yelling for Claire. "I don't want to talk to him right now," Claire said, looking panicked.
Jessica sighed and handed Claire the key to her house. "Go to my place, get some rest. I'll deal with Cal," Jessica offered.
"Thanks," Claire said, taking the keys and slipping out the back door.
Jessica looked up a few minutes later when Cal stalked into the mess and into the kitchen.
"Where is she?" Cal asked.
"Where's who?" Jessica asked.
"I haven't seen her since breakfast," Jessica answered, popping the tray of biscuits in the oven. Cal sank onto the stool . "What's wrong?" Jessica asked.
"She's pregnant," Cal said, still unable to really wrap his head around it.
"Lucky," Jessica said softly.
Cal looked up and sighed.
"Sorry," Cal said sheepishly.
"It's okay," Jessica assured him. "What are you going to do?" Jessica wanted to know.
"I don't know. Claire's being pretty stubborn; she said she doesn't want my help," Cal answered.
"Well, then maybe you should wait for her to come to you," Jessica suggested as Jake, Caitlin and Danielle walked into the mess. "Hey!" Jessica exclaimed, washing off her hands and reaching for the baby. Caitlin passed Danielle over eagerly.
"She hasn't slept for more than two hours at a time," Jake complained. Jessica laughed.
"Note to self, don't send you on any missions for awhile," Cal said with a grin. Jessica giggled and Jake grinned sheepishly.
"You're loving every minute of being a father," Jessica accused. Jake nodded.
"She's just too damn cute," Jake agreed.
Jessica smiled and cradled the little girl carefully.
"Any word on Danny?" Caitlin asked quietly. Cal shook his head and glanced at Jessica who sighed. The timer dinged before Jessica could say anything so she passed Danielle over to Jake and grabbed a oven mitt and pulled the biscuits out of the oven.
"Those look pretty good," Jake said, reaching out for one. Jessica slapped his hand.
"Wait for lunch," she scolded. Caitlin chuckled and took her daughter from her boyfriend.
"Hurry up will you?" Jake grumbled with a good natured grin. Jessica laughed and put the biscuits into a wicker basket.
"Go eat and get outta my hair," Jessica teased. Jake led Caitlin to a table and grabbed her a bowl of soup and a biscuit to go with it. Jessica turned to Cal. "I need to go into town and get some supplies, can you watch Will and Kylie please?" she asked. Cal had a ton of work to do, especially if he was going to get Claire to talk to him but he nodded.
Jessica gave Cal a kiss on the cheek and headed to her house to grab her coat and purse. "Claire, come to town with me," Jessica said. Claire sighed but followed Jessica to her car and said little on the drive to town.
"Where are we going?" Claire wanted to know.
"I need to get some steaks for dinner tonight," Jessica answered.