Nutritional Support

It is important to nourish yourself by eating a healthy, well-balanced diet, and staying physically active. RMA of New York has a nutritionist on staff to assist you in achieving your pre-treatment weight loss and nutritional goals at every stage of fertility treatment and pregnancy.

Counseling Offered For:

  • Basic Wellness
  • Pre-conception health including key nutrients for fertility
  • Nutrition for Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)
  • Nutrition for Thyroid Disorder (Hyper- and hypothyroidism/Hashimotos/Graves)
  • Patients with BMI’s outside the normal range
  • Obesity and BMI > 40
  • Diabetes/Past History of Gestational Diabetes
  • Vegetarians and vegans
  • Continuing support during pregnancy
  • Post-natal nutrition
  • Patients who have anxiety and want to take ownership of their dietary health during the fertility process
  • Patients who have questions related to mercury consumption, types of cheeses to eat or whether they should be avoiding products with BPA

Nutrition Programs for Individuals & Couples:

  • Nutrition Basic Consultation
    This 30-minute session provides a general overview of nutrition related to infertility treatments. Discussions may cover general weight loss or gain prior to treatment, and/or nutritional recommendations related to medical conditions, such as thyroid conditions and PCOS.
  • Nutrition In-Depth Consultation
    This 60-minute session will evaluate lifestyle and treatment needs to create a realistic and customized meal plan to follow.
  • Nutrition Couples Consultation
    This 2-hour session will provide a nutritional overview for both as well as a customized meal plan for each with the option to attend their own follow up appointments individually.
  • Nutrition Custom Package
    The Custom Package includes five sessions, with one initial In-Depth Consultation and four Follow-Up Sessions. The first appointment will consist of an evaluation of lifestyle and treatment needs and a realistic and customized meal plan to follow.

Learn More About Dara Godfrey, MS, RD

  • Dara Godfrey, MS, RD

    Dara Godfrey, MS, RD

    Nutritionist and Registered Dietitian