There’s a brand new baby on the way for actress Kelli Giddish!
The longtime Law & Order: Special Victims Unit actress along with her husband, Lawrence Faulborn, are expecting their second child, after welcoming their first son, Ludo, in October 2016.
Giddish debuted her burgeoning baby bump at the show’s 20th anniversary celebration during the 2018 Tribeca TV Festival at Spring Studios on Thursday in brand new York City. The event marked to the day when SVU premiered back in 1999.
The 38-year-old actress — who has starred as Detective Amanda Rollins for the past seven seasons of Law & Order: SVU — was all smiles as she posed with her bump on display in a flowing yellow along with brown floral print dress.
Giddish also posed with her co-star, along with SVU stalwart, Mariska Hargitay, who looked that will she was overjoyed to share the moment with the expectant mom.
Hargitay — who has played Detective Olivia Benson since the show premiered — posed with Giddish, along with cradled her baby bump which has a smile.
ET caught up with Giddish on the red carpet, where she opened up about the advice along with guidance she’s gotten via Hargitay on navigating the challenging waters of being a working mother which has a grueling production schedule along with career obligations.
“Mariska’s given me advice along with I sit along with take the idea because, you know, she’s got a great family along with she [creates] a great family for us at SVU,” Giddish said of her friend along with co-star, who is usually the mother of three children with husband Peter Hermann. “If the idea weren’t for her setting that will tone, the idea would certainly be a much much different place to work.”
Congrats to the happy couple on their growing family!
Season 20 of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit premieres Sept. 27 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on NBC.