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Kelli Giddish on Having 3 Babies While Filming “Law & Order: SVU: ”‘Is That a Record?’ (Exclusive)

Giddish plays the role of NYPD Detective Amanda Rollins on the crime drama series

<p>Todd Williamson/NBC via Getty</p> Kelli Giddish

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Kelli Giddish

Kelli Giddish is a multitasking mom!

The actress, 43, who plays the role of NYPD Detective Amanda Rollins on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, exclusively opened up to PEOPLE at the show's 25th-anniversary celebration on Tuesday evening about balancing work and family life.

“My husband is like, 'I'm thinking it might be a record that one actress has had three babies on one show,' ” she tells PEOPLE. "Is that a record, by the way?"

Giddish also says that she support she received from the TV crew as she welcomed her babies was “amazing.”

“The love and support that I felt weighing 180 pounds on a national TV show on network TV,” she says.

“It didn't even faze me...they were all there to love and support me and I was breastfeeding on set and it just worked seamlessly," she continues.

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<p>Cindy Ord/NBC via Getty</p> Kelli Giddish and husband Beau Richards at Edge at Hudson Yards on January 16, 2024

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Kelli Giddish and husband Beau Richards at Edge at Hudson Yards on January 16, 2024

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“And you know, now Rollins has three babies,” she adds with a laugh.

Giddish welcomed her third baby, son Oldie Richards, with husband Beau Richards in June 2023.

"My husband and I welcomed Oldie Richards on June 20th and we are so in love and so very grateful. Oldie - you’ve brought immeasurable JOY to me and your daddy and your two brothers (and your grandparents and aunts and uncles!)," she wrote on Instagram in September.

The actress also shares sons Charlie, 5, and Ludo, 8, with ex-husband Lawrence Faulborn.

<p>Jose Perez/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images</p> Kelli Giddish and Mariska Hargitay are seen at the film set of the 'Law and Order: Special Victims Unit' on April 17, 2023 in New York City

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Kelli Giddish and Mariska Hargitay are seen at the film set of the 'Law and Order: Special Victims Unit' on April 17, 2023 in New York City

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Meanwhile, at Tuesday evening's event, which was held at N.Y.C.'s The Edge, the mother of three also revealed why she thinks Law & Order: SVU has been able to last for 25 seasons.

“I think the subject matter is hard for us to talk about,” she tells PEOPLE. “But we present it in a way that has a beginning, a middle and an end, so there's some kind of ending [and] that gives the audience some kind of resolve and some kind of relief I think.”

She adds that running into fans is the most "rewarding" part of starring on the show.

“[It's] the interactions I have at the coffee shop where somebody will just come up and say thank you - that means the world. It’s amazing.”

The star also says that she’s always appreciative when a fan recognizes her in public. "I'm like, ‘Yes, that is me,' " she says.

Rollins — who left SVU in 2022 after 12 seasons but is now back as a guest star — also reveals the motivation behind her decision to return to the set.

"It's the fans and it gives me so much joy to come back and to be with a family for a little bit longer. It's really fun. I get to step in the shoes of Rollins again," she says.

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