‘I Got Mad’--Carrie Underwood Tearfully Reveals She Had 3 Miscarriages

Underdwood describes a painful time many women know.

September 24, 2018
By: Amanda Mushro

Before Carrie Underwood announced that she and her hockey playing husband, Mike Fisher, would be adding another baby to their family, the country superstar was privately dealing with heartbreak. Underwood, who is mom to three-year-old Isaiah, recently revealed that over the past two years, she suffered three miscarriages.

During each miscarriage, Underwood said she turned to her faith to help deal with the grief. However, when she thought she was facing what would be her fourth miscarriage, the country singer said that's when she got mad--very mad.

"I was like, 'Why on Earth do I keep getting pregnant if I can't have a kid?' Do something. Either shut the door, or let me have a kid.' For the first time, I feel like I actually told God how I felt. And I feel like we're supposed to do that."

Underwood told CBS News

But for Underwood, getting angry felt wrong and almost hard to do with the previous losses because she knows how lucky she is and what a blessed life she lives.

"I had always been afraid to be angry. Because we are so blessed. And my son, Isaiah, is the sweetest thing. And he's the best thing in the world. And I'm like, 'If we can never have any other kids, that's okay, because he's amazing.' And I have this amazing life. Like, really, what can I complain about? I can't. I have an incredible husband, incredible friends, an incredible job, an incredible kid. Can I be mad? No."

Underwood continued

But while snuggling her son and feeling like she was losing yet another pregnancy, that's when it all changed.

"And for the first time, I feel like I actually I told God how I felt. That was like a Saturday -- and the Monday I went to the doctor to, like, confirm, another miscarriage. And they told me everything was great! He heard me."

Carrie Underwood

While doctors say one in four women will suffer a miscarriage in their lifetime, the heartbreak and grief felt after a miscarriage is devastating and can last for years. However, having more women talk about their journey through pregnancy loss can only help those who are dealing with the isolation and pain of their own loss.

Keep Reading

Next Up

The Waldrops Raise 9 Kids on New TLC Series ‘Sweet Home Sextuplets’

Watch Eric and Courtney manage their soccer-team sized household on the series premiere Tuesday, September 18th at 10/9c!

Little People, Big World’s Tori Roloff Gets Real about Mom Life

"Here’s hoping this brings you a good laugh, and hopefully you’re day was better than mine!"

Counting On: Latest Videos

See the latest videos from the Counting On Families: the Duggars, Seewalds, Vuolos, Forsyths and more!

Counting On Couple Jinger and Jeremy Vuolo Are Expecting!

Hear the exciting news from the happy couple.

Counting On's Joe and Kendra Duggar Welcome First Child

Meet their baby boy and learn his name!

Sister Wives Daughter Maddie Brown Is Pregnant!

Newlyweds Maddie and Caleb are expecting what will be the first Brown family grandchild!

Baby Forsyth Is Here! See The First Photo

Austin and Joy Forsyth welcome their firstborn.

Sister Wives' Maddie & Caleb Welcome Baby Boy! Hear from the New Parents!

Maddie and Caleb Brush of Sister Wives welcome a baby boy. Get a first look at their adorable son!