Amelia Boomker

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Amelia Boomker is a former Guiness World Record holder for breast milk donation.[1] She donated 16,321 fluid ounces of milk, 128 gallons, to the Indiana Mothers’ Milk Bank from February 2008 to September 2013 and officially set the record on February 28, 2014 leaving behind Karen Merheb of Dallas, Texas, who gave 14,243 fl oz and Alicia Richman of Granbury, Texas, who donated 11,115 fl oz.[2][3]

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Amelia was never able to successfully breast-feed her own four boys.[4] She is an IT professional and lives in Bolingbrook, Illinois with her four sons. She claims to have donated even bigger amount, 7000 ounces to another milk bank. However, her donation was not officially documented.[5]

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  1. Ziezulewicz, Geoff (March 20, 2014). "Bolingbrook mom in record book for donating breast milk". The Chicago Tribune. Retrieved April 29, 2018.
  2. Pawlowski, A. (March 21, 2014). "Mom with 'insane' pumping skills sets Guinness record for breast milk donation". Today. Retrieved April 29, 2018.
  3. Rudavsky, Shari (March 30, 2014). "Woman's breast milk donation 1 for record books". The Washington Times. Retrieved April 19, 2018.
  4. Rudavsky, Shari (March 19, 2014). "Mom sets world record for most donated breast milk". USA Today. Retrieved April 29, 2018.
  5. Whitelocks, Sadie (March 25, 2014). "'She has insane pumping skills!' Mom-of-four sets breast milk world record after donating the equivalent of 816 Venti Starbucks". Daily Mail. Retrieved April 29, 2018.