Mariska Hargitay Adopts

Celebrity Moms Apr. 6, 2011 AT 9:46PM
Mariska Hargitay Adopts Credit: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images

Mariska Hargitay and her husband, Peter Hermann, are the proud parents of a baby girl.

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"The couple are overjoyed by the wonder of their new daughter,” Hargitay's rep, Leslie Sloane, tells "Her brother, August, is thrilled to have the sister he's always wanted."

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The 47-year-old Law and Order: SVU star has named her new daughter Amaya Josephine.

The newborn was adopted from the United States.

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"It was a long time coming," a source tells Us.

The couple have been married since August 2004.

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