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would you allow your child's organs to be donated?

i am an organ donor. never thought about my child(ren), i guess them too. is yours?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 9:58 AM on Mar. 9, 2010 in General Parenting

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  • Not something I have ever (wanted) to think about. I likely would, but I doubt my husband would let me. If something that tragic happened to our family and I could use that to prevent another family from going through the same thing I would really feel the need to do it.
    Slinkee

    Answer by Slinkee at 10:00 AM on Mar. 9, 2010

  • Yes I would donate my childs organs. I don't believe in burials so my family will all be creamate anyways.
    Zakysmommy

    Answer by Zakysmommy at 10:01 AM on Mar. 9, 2010

  • Yes, I would. The thought of my child being able to help another child live would be comforting, I think. Besides, it just makes good logical sense to me. When we die, we don't need our organs anymore, so why not help someone else?
    vicesix

    Answer by vicesix at 10:01 AM on Mar. 9, 2010

  • You know what I've never registered to become an organ donor or my kids...but if it came down to it I would donate their organs. I would do the same with mine.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:03 AM on Mar. 9, 2010

  • I would but I've not encouraged and I iwlll not encourage signing up for driver's license or legal will body parts. Even if a person doesn't have a will that says they want to donate, even if a person has a driver's license that does not say donate my body parts on it -hospitals STILL talk to families about donation when death is imminent.

    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:03 AM on Mar. 9, 2010

  • I am a orgen doner and i think if it came up I would also have my child done too, maybe they can help save another child
    IMAMOM2-2KIDS

    Answer by IMAMOM2-2KIDS at 10:03 AM on Mar. 9, 2010

  • yes
    BlooBird

    Answer by BlooBird at 10:06 AM on Mar. 9, 2010

  • Yes, they would no longer be of use to my child or myself.
    DusterMommy

    Answer by DusterMommy at 10:35 AM on Mar. 9, 2010

  • Yes I would. I used to work in a dialysis clinic and I know a young man who has been on the heart transplant list for years. It would be a difficult thing, but I think it would be such a wonderful way to turn a tragedy into a blessing for someone else.
    Bethsunshine

    Answer by Bethsunshine at 10:36 AM on Mar. 9, 2010

  • If they passed away then yes, however I would be dubious at letting them while they are so young and alive.
    Knightquester

    Answer by Knightquester at 10:37 AM on Mar. 9, 2010

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