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Mother said no to donating her baby son's organs - but regretted it

Shelley Wealleans from Carlisle was asked whether she would donate her baby son's organs when he died at 11 weeks old. She said no, but has regretted it ever since.

Shelley now campaigns to encourage others to become organ donors. If you want to join the organ donor register, find more information at ITV's From the Heart website here.

40% of families say no to organ donation

As part of ITV's From the Heart campaign, ITV Border is looking at organ donation - and how to increase the number of donors.

NHS research shows families asked whether they will donate a relative's organs shortly after their death say no 40% of the time. Even among those who have signed the organ donor register, expressing a wish to donate, one in ten families says no.

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