NISIG support group meetings are held in Dublin, Cork, Limerick and Portlaoise, to offer support and information at every stage of your journey. All members and non members welcome.


Being a member of NISIG and attending our support group meetings gives you access to support at every stage of the journey and connection to others in a similar place.

Merck Group

Thank you to our main sponsor, Merck Group, sponsors since 1998

Surrogacy and Egg Donor Seminar in Dublin June 30th

Join Families Through Surrogacy at the Dublin summer Surrogacy & Egg Donor Seminar on Sunday 30th June.  International experts from EmbryoClinic (Greece) & Fertility...

Surrogacy highlighted on Pat Kenny Show April 4th

On April 4th, 2019, Aideen Finnegan of Newstalk radio interviewed Annette Hickey of Poe Kiely Hogan Lanigan Solicitors, and 2 parents through surrogacy. The segment highlights...

NISIG to hold AGM April 13th

NISIG will hold its 2019 AGM on April 13th at 11 am in Newbridge, Kildare. Members are encouraged to attend. We are looking to expand our committee, as well as our facilitator...

Institut Marquès to hold Fertility Information Day, March 23rd 2019

Fertility Information Day Could you have fertility issues? Have you been through various failed IVF cycles? Let’s talk about solutions! Where: Beacon Hotel (Sandyford /...

NISIG Support Group Meeting in Dublin April 13th 2019

NISIG will hold a Dublin General Support Group Meeting on the 13th April from 10am - 12pm. All Welcome. Please contact NISIG for further details.

NISIG Support Group Meeting in Cork April 5th 2019

NISIG will hold a General Support Group Meeting in Cork from 8pm-10pm on April 5th, 2019. All Welcome. Please contact NISIG for more details.

VHI Women’s Mini Marathon 2019 – a great opportunity to run for a great cause

Dublin, Sunday June 2nd, 2pm The Dublin Women's 10K Mini Marathon is the biggest all-women's charity event in the world and the largest charity event in Ireland! It is a unique...

NISIG attends pre-legislative hearing on the General Scheme of the ARH Bill 2017

NISIG has long campaigned for legislation in the area of AHR; Helen Browne, co-founder of NISIG, was part of the Commission on Assisted Human Reproduction 13 years ago which...

NISIG Family Conversations:Donor Talks, Feb 3rd, a huge success

NISIG held its second Family Conversations: Donor Talks event in February and it was an amazing afternoon. There was such a high demand for seats that NISIG had to change venues...

Surrogacy and Egg Donor Seminar Dublin March 9th

Come join us at the Dublin spring Surrogacy & Egg Donor Seminar on Saturday 9th March.  International experts from Intersono (Ukraine) & New Life (Georgia) team up with...


Support Meetings

It is very important that you contact NISIG if you wish to attend any meeting as venue and dates are subject to change.

Fertility Treatments

Most people should consult a doctor after a year of trying to conceive unsuccessfully. 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.

National Infertility Support and Information Group

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.

NISIG 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

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.

Support Meetings

Bi-monthly meetings are held throughout Ireland.


Your donation can enable us to support others who are facing reproductive challenges.

Infertility Can Be An Isolating and Lonely Experience

We attended several general support meetings and it was so helpful and reassuring for us to talk in a safe space with others also ‘in the trenches.’

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.

The support of NISIG as we moved on to donor conception was key to our understanding and acceptance of this path – the facilitated donor support meetings contributed greatly.

I have formed a number of close friendships with couples I have met through NISIG and am grateful beyond words for these.

It was like a breath of fresh air amidst the suffocation that is infertility. Through the connections we made, we found the strength to keep trying and would not have our amazing family if it weren’t for the sense of support and community we found in NISIG.

I found the NISIG meetings very informative. It was good to hear other people’s experiences about clinics and what treatments worked and didn’t work for them.  It’s also a good place to share and connect with couples who are going thru the same process. A place to let go and be open and not be judged.

I liked how warm and authentic the afternoon was. This is an intangible quality. It really felt like a community – and this was only my first NISIG event!

It was a revelation and so normalising, to learn that ALL KINDS of families use donors, for all kinds of reasons.

To have somebody I can telephone anytime I feel low and need to chat with who understands what I am going through is overwhelming, thank you…

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