Janine gives birth to a baby girl called Angela. All the handmaids are there to support her, and the wife and aunt are also present.
Offered explains how sex with the Commander used to be a painful job, but now she feels shy around him. She also explains how she is both jealous and guilty of the wife Serena.
During a shopping trip one day, Ofglen and Offred find two new bodies on the wall. One is a Catholic and another is marked with a J, which the women do not understand. If he were Jewish, he would be marked with a yellow star.