Being A Living Donor
While it is important to talk about end of life decisions including organ donation, it is now becoming more common to donate organs and partial organs while living. To learn more, choose an option below:
- First steps
- Being asked to donate
- Pregnancy after living donation
For more information about living donation, speak with your transplant team to see if it is an option for you, and read the following brochure, which is an Adobe® Portable Document Format (PDF) file.
The OPTN/UNOS Living Donor Committee considers issues relating to the donation and transplantation of organs from living donors to recipients. The committee makes recommendations to improve the process of living donation and transplantation.