Elizabeth Anderson-Sierra of Beaverton, Oregon spent 700 days—a total of 5,000 hours—pumping, washing, packing and doing other milk-related activities. And all that hard work has paid off big time: The military vet and mother of two donated 53,535 ounces of breast milk to a milk bank, surpassing the current Guinness World Record of 53,081 ounces of donated breast milk.
“Goal reached,” she announced in an Instagram post. “I. Am. Exhausted.” Um, yeah!
GOAL REACHED ⬇️ I. Am. Exausted. Pictured is over 2,500 ounces going to @prolacta_bioscience in California for Micropreemies, and 800 ounces going to Puerto Rico for baby Joaquin to supply him for another month! I’ve also had 2 of my local families pick up 1,000 ounces each this afternoon. My freezer has breathing room again and I have less anxiety about running out of room for a few weeks. This shipment marks a personal goal of mine and one of the reasons we are celebrating this month! Unofficially breaking the @guinnessworldrecords for breastmilk donation to a milk bank ONLY. The current standing record is 53,081 oz. this shipment will put me at approximately 53,535 oz. To clarify, this is my personal donation count to a milk bank ONLY and doesn’t include any other donations. (Stay…
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