Sunny Sweeney is ready to share her story.
PEOPLE has the exclusive first look at the country singer’s music video for “Bottle by My Bed,” the newest single from her fourth studio album, Trophy.
The song was inspired by the difficult journey Sweeney and husband Jeff Hellmer have been on in their quest to become parents, including a miscarriage the couple suffered after trying to conceive for some time.
Sweeney, 40 — who will make her 50th appearance at the Grand Ole Opry on Aug. 25 — spoke to PEOPLE about her decision to write the song and perform it live, the aftermath of her miscarriage, why she decided to tell her story — and what’s next for the couple.
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PEOPLE: Can you tell us about your journey trying to conceive? Were you two expecting to get pregnant right away? When did you realize it was going to be a struggle?
Sunny Sweeney: I think everyone assumes that they will automatically achieve pregnancy as soon as they start trying. …read more