I was going to reply to @PomPoms but I can't see her posts anymore.
My reason for asking about children is having kids made me change my mind completely about organ donation. Prior to children I was ambivalent. Now I am 100% a yes. DH has always been a donor. My kids would be too.
We had frozen embryos left over after IVF which we donated to research. I am very comfortable with donation.
I wrote a letter to say thank you but couldn't put any identifying info in there.
Sometimes I wish I could hug my donors family - have them meet my crazy kids and see what they gave us.
The psych testing is sooooo important because of exactly what you've said - would you be ok with being a live donor for someone to go and bungee jump or drink excessively or take up smoking? If you aren't then you shouldn't be a live donor.
That wasn't meant to sound judgemental at all - I feel so close to this topic that I never know if I'm being inappropriate!
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