New Guinness World Record by 28 years old Mother in the United States donated 325 liters of milk to break the world record(Video)
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Alicia Richman of Granbury, Texas has been declared the new Guinness World Record holder for "Most donated breast milk", CBS DFW reports. Between June 2011 and March 2012, the mother of 28-year-old, one donated 11,115 ounces or pounds - 694 - from breast milk to charity, according to Guinness. In volume, which is about 87 gallons.
Rickman certification of the Guinness Book of World Records
Richman told CBS that after she gave birth in March 2011, she began to pump and store their milk, and quickly realized that it was producing more than his son could consume.
When two freezers were full of milk expressed, Richman contact Mothers Milk Bank of North Texas, a nonprofit organization that collects donations of breast milk for premature infants seriously ill and needy.
Your donations have fueled "hundreds, and probably thousands of premature babies in the United States", Amy Vickers, executive director of the milk bank, said in a news release.
Rickman and her 19-month-old son.
Richman said that was for the Guinness record because I wanted to raise awareness of the cause and encourage other women to donate to milk banks.
"I am so grateful that I am able to help not only my own baby, Drake, but all babies who need it and are sick," Richman told News 8. "It really feels great and I am very grateful that I can do it".