Actress Katherine Heigl is adopting a baby with special needs.

The Grey’s Anatomy star announced on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Friday that she and her husband, Josh Kelley, are adopting a nearly 10-month-old girl from Korea.

“It was meant to take a long time,” Heigl said of the process of getting the baby to the United States. But the baby’s special needs sped up the process and she now expects the baby to come soon. “She’s a special needs baby and because of that it all moved so much faster. They wanted to get her to us as quick as possible.”

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The baby is being named after Heigl’s mother and sister — Nancy and Leigh — and will be called Naleigh.