Candace Renee Rice Welcomes Her First Baby After Sharing Complications

UPDATE: Candace Renee Rice received the best Christmas gift ever.

The Floribama Shore star has announced that she welcomed her first child, a baby boy named Maxwell Michael Hardy, on Dec. 25. 

“We have a Christmas baby and another Capricorn!” the new mom—and fellow Capricorn—captioned the Instagram photo of her newborn son. “He’s so strong! Currently in Nicu and hopefully I can take him home in a few months.”

Candace, who previously opened up about her pregnancy complications, added, “I’m asking for prayers now, more than ever for my little man. He’s so small, but so aware. I cannot wait to hold him. Please keep the development of baby Maxwell in your family prayers today as you gather with family & friends.”

Read below for more insight about her road to motherhood.


Candace Renee Rice is opening up about her pregnancy journey.

The Floribama Shore star took to Instagram on Thursday, Dec. 23 to announce the exciting news that she’s expecting her first child, a baby boy. The soon-to-be-mom also shared a series of maternity photos that adorably showed off her growing baby bump.