During a brief break-up, Mel travelled back to Los Angeles and underwent IVF with embryos she had preserved with her deceased husband Mark Monroe (Daniel Gillies).
Although Jack had decided he didn’t want to know the paternity and agreed to raise the child as his own, the couple were forced to find out.
Upon hearing she could have a grandchild, Mark’s mother decided to file for full custody.
To prove the baby was Mark’s, Mel had to undergo a paternity test, however, they were able to breathe a major sigh of relief to learn their daughter was Jack’s.
Virgin River seasons 1-4 are available on Netflix