Candid: Beyonce, seen arriving for Super Bowl rehearsals earlier this week, has opened up about her miscarriage
Beyonce has opened up about her heartbreaking miscarriage for the first time.
The 31-year-old singer's husband Jay-Z referenced the loss in Glory, a track recorded within days of Blue's birth in January 2012.
But it's the first time the 31-year-old has addressed the tragedy.
'About two years ago, I was pregnant for the first time,' she says in Life Is But a Dream, her upcoming HBO documentary.
'And I heard the heartbeat, which was the most beautiful music I ever heard in my life.'
'I picked out names,' she recalls.
'I envisioned what my child would look like.. I was feeling very maternal.'
She lost the child in the early stages of her pregnancy.
'I flew back to New York to get my check up - and no heartbeat,' she says.
'Literally the week before I went to the doctor, everything was fine, but there was no heartbeat.'
Opening up: The singer spoke about her loss in her upcoming HBO documentary Life Is But a Dream
Behind the scenes: The star allowed cameras to film her away from the spotlight
OUR BABY HEARTACHE AND JOY
The star, who married Jay-Z in April 2008, turned to music to help her get through her pain.
'I went into the studio and wrote the saddest song I've ever written in my life,' she says, but doesn't name the track.
'And it was actually the first song I wrote for my album.
And it was the best form of therapy for me, because it was the saddest thing I've ever been through.'
On carrying her daughter Blue Ivy, she says: 'Being pregnant was very much like falling in love.
'You are so open. You are so overjoyed.
'There's no words that can express having a baby growing inside of you, so of course you want to scream it out and tell everyone.'
A reason to celebrate: Beyonce showing off her bump while pregnant with Blue Ivy
'Overjoyed': A scan of their daughter, who is now one
Our girl: The couple with their daughter in September
After cautiously keeping her second pregnancy a secret, she finally revealed her bump at MTV Video Music Awards in August 2011.
Beyonce is now gearing up to perform at the Super Bowl on Sunday.
It's the first time she will take to the stage since her 'lip-synching' controversy at President Barack Obama's inauguration earlier this month.
Power couple: Jay-Z and Beyonce at President Barack Obama's inauguration earlier this month. The star later sparked controversy for 'lip-synching' the national anthem
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