Law & Order: SVU star Mariska Hargitay and husband actor Peter Hermann made headlines last year, when they adopted both their daughter Amaya Josephine and son Andrew Nicolas within the span of six months.
But now Hargitay is opening up for the first time about the unseen heartbreaking moments of the adoption process.
"I'm not gonna lie," Hargitay admits to Good Housekeeping. "There were wrenching moments. I say to everybody, 'Adoption is not for the faint of heart.'"