Carrie Underwood and husband Mike Fisher are speaking openly about their multiple miscarriages. In the second episode of their show, Mike and Carrie: God & Country, the couple shares details about the pain they went through trying to have a second child.
Following the birth of their son, Isaiah, five years ago, the couple decided to have another child. “… we wanted him to have a little brother or sister. You start planning as we all do,” Fisher said. “I”m a planner,” Underwood added. “I like to know what’s happening all the time.”
Fisher then recounts how the couple became pregnant “fairly easily.” Sadly, that pregnancy ended in a miscarriage – as did several others.
“It sounds wrong when you say it, but it’s one of those bad things that happens to other people,” Underwood said of the miscarriage. “… It’s not something you ever envision yourself having to deal with.”
As they continued to try to have a second child, the couple relied on their faith to sustain them.
“I just had an honest conversation with God and I told him how I felt,” Underwood said. “I was hurt, a little angry. Of course, you feel guilty for being mad at your creator. And I told him, I needed something; I needed – we needed – to have a baby or not ever. Because I couldn’t keep going down that road anymore.”
Days after she prayed that prayer, Underwood went to her doctor to check up on her unborn baby. Hours after the visit to her doctor, Carrie Underwood received a call from a nurse telling her that she and her baby were healthy. Months later, Underwood and Fisher welcomed another baby to the world. The couple said they were inspired to name their second son Jacob from a talk Fisher had with God.