Helen Anderson, mom, nurse, inventor
Soledad Iniguez, director of Lactation Services at OHSU
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Our Inventor Series has taken us into the past to learn about Hjalmar Hvam, an enthusiastic Norwegian skier who came up with the first quick release ski binding. And we’ve looked towards the future with teen inventors inspired by everything from shark week to synaptic transistors. This month, we’ve got both feet firmly planted in the present as we bring you the story of Helen Anderson. She’s a nurse and an inventor who balanced new motherhood with her passion to invent a device to help other moms.
Helen's original patent
And here's the infomercial she made about the Milk Saver:
Funding for the Oregon Inventor Series comes from The Regional Arts and Culture Council