Gretchen Rossi and Slade Smiley get serious about having a kids, and Gretchen decidse to seek help from a fertility expert. Heather and Terry Dubrow sit down and have an honest discussion about the rough patch they've been going through in their marriage.
Meanwhile, Vicki Gunvalson tells Brooks Ayers she won't cut daughter Briana out of her life, even if she disapproves of their relationship. Following the disastrous party at Tamra Barney's gym, Lydia McLaughlin tries to convince Alexis Bellino to make amends with the other women. And later, we meet Tamra's mom and learn more about their difficult relationship. Tamra is invited to be the keynote speaker at a women's conference, where she opens up about her tough childhood and an early suicide attempt.
RECAP: Real Housewives of Orange County Recap: Season 8, Episode 9 — Is Gretchen Infertile?