Brantley Gilbert and Wife Amber Announce A Miracle – A Baby!
Posted: 12:45 pm Tuesday, May 16th, 2017
By Staff Writer
We have another country daddy-to-be in the mix! Brantley Gilbert and his wife are expecting a little baby! He opened up to PEOPLE magazine about the emotion of it all…“I’m not an emotional guy, but this has got me crying like a baby. I’m pretty good around other folks now, but when I’m by myself, if I look at one of the pictures from the doctor’s office, I lose a few tears.”
Brantley says that the pregnancy was a complete surprise.. one they were happy to have! The couple got married in June of 2015 and had been through an emotional rollercoaster since. “We’d been to see a fertility specialist, and two different folks that told me it would be close to a miracle if it happened without IVF,” he says. “I’m not much of a quitter, but I was really, really frustrated.”
PEOPLE reports that Gilbert, 32, says Amber was hesitant about starting in vitro fertilization, so for some time the couple put their hopes aside and then when February came around, Gilbert was on the road, and his wife surprised him on his bus before a show in Louisville.“She handed me a box and there were three pregnancy tests in there and all of them were positive,” Gilbert says. “I think I stared at it for at least two minutes without saying anything because I was literally in shock. We’d been told it was just not in the cards, and I’m staring at this answer to many, many, many prayers.”
After “a lot of tears and a big hug,” the singer had to compose himself and take the stage. “I’ve got a song ‘You Don’t Know Her Like I Do’ that I wrote about Amber, and during the show our wedding pictures come up on the screens behind me,” he says. “I had to be careful not to look at them because it gets old boy teary-eyed again!”