The National Infertility Support and Information Group, a voluntary organisation, was established in 1996 by a group of dedicated people who needed and wanted to be in contact with others who understood their grief.
WE CAN HELP
The grief that is infertility needs to be attended to. It needs to be understood and acknowledged. That is where NISIG can help.
NISIG empowers people to contemplate real choices to guide them through their infertility journey. NISIG offers a confidential listening ear. NISIG is non-judgemental and multi-denominational.
Contact NISIG if you wish to attend any meeting as venue and dates are subject to change.
Most people should consult a doctor after a year of failing to conceive. This is the main sign of infertility.
Being a member of NISIG gives you access to information and support at every stage of the journey.
By making a Donation to NISIG you will help us continue our vital work dealing with infertility issues.
Infertility Can Be An Isolating and Lonely Experience
“I attended a support meeting not long after a miscarriage through treatment, feeling crushed and low, and found the gentle and compassionate support invaluable. It was also hugely beneficial to my husband as he encountered his own fertility diagnosis and was able to meet other men in similar situations with similar feelings.”
Research into Male Lived Experience Couple Infertility: An exploration of the male partner's lived experience of infertility and fertility treatment where a diagnosis of female partner infertility...read more
Becky Loftus Dore, Fine Gael election candidate from Westmeath, speaks to the Irish Times about her experience as a surrogate in Ireland. You can read the article here:...read more
Tune in to Newstalk Radio for the Lunchtime Live Show, from 12:00 - 14:00 this week, starting May 27th 2019. Ciara Kelly talks fertility with those on the journey, as well as professionals in the...read more
Join Grainne Toher in the afternoon on Saturday, June 1st, as she interviews Bryan Hickson, Vice Chair of NISIG, about support, options and services available to those facing infertility. Tune in at...read more
This meeting has been postponed, due to the Families Through Surrogacy event taking place on 30th July in Dublin. NISIG will hold a Surrogacy Support Group Meeting in the near future, so please keep...read more
NISIG will hold a Dublin General Support Group Meeting on the 22nd June from 10am - 12pm. All Welcome. Please contact NISIG for further details.read more
NISIG will hold a General Support Group Meeting in Cork from 8pm-10pm on June 7th, 2019. All Welcome. Please contact NISIG for more details.read more
On May 22nd, Dr. John Waterstone, Medical Director of Waterstone Clinic, spoke with Pat Kenny about the issue of donor anonymity/non-anonymity, the legal parentage of donor conceived children and...read more
“Thank you very much for all the help you’ve provided us during the course of our treatment. It’s not an easy journey; you truly made a difference and helped us along each step of the way. Thank you for answering all of our questions with patience and kindness.”
“Thanks a million for such a lovely meeting again. It’s always a welcome dose of feeling normal for us! Again thanks so much and see you again in a couple of months.”