Candice returned at New Year's Revolution on January 7, when she went to the ring with Maria to fight off Melina as she tried to interfere in the Women's Championship match between then-champion Mickie James and Victoria. Candice retained her title against Melina in a rematch at The Great American Bash as well as debuting a new finisher called the Candywrapper. She returned to in-ring action on March 17, teaming up with Maria to defeat Jillian Hall and Victoria. Candice received a push upon her return as she was named the number one contender for the Women's Championship, but lost to Beth Phoenix at No Mercy. Candice was home with her husband only one-to-four days a week due to her touring schedule with WWE.
She gave birth to a daughter named AkiAnne Rose on May 23,
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The feud began when Candice accused Perez of stealing one of her signature moves in the ring. She was featured on an issue of Import Tuner magazine. It is also a reminder, in her words, to "believe in myself and have 'faith'". She has also posed nude for ivolt. On March 23, Candice underwent successful surgery on her re-broken clavicle. On the Raw following Unforgiven, Candice won a match against Lita. Candice took offense to this, which led to a Bra and Panties match between the two, which she lost.