Pregnant women have increased needs for certain nutrients to assist with the growth of a healthy baby. Hormonal changes also may cause symptoms such as digestive discomfort, increased appetite and change in energy level. Nutrition therapy is helpful in assisting with alleviation of symptoms as well as providing the support you need during this important period. Ilene will work with you to determine the amount and rate of weight gain that is recommended for your particular needs. She will guide you in monitoring your weight gain as healthy weight gain during pregnancy is important to ensure the health of your baby. Taking into account your weight gain and nutritional needs, Ilene will educate you on the best nutrition plan that complements your food preferences and lifestyle. As a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Certified Diabetes Educator Ilene can provide expert guidance to women diagnosed with Gestational Diabetes.
After an initial nutrition consultation, combo sessions are available that include follow up nutrition and
Ilene will work closely with you to develop customized goals and an action plan. Aside from meeting at her office location in New York City, Ilene is also available for home visits in Manhattan on a case-by case basis.
Ilene has years of experience working as a nutritionist in a women's health clinic helping moms-to-be with healthy meal planning. Pregnancy is a time where women prioritize nutrition as they know that what and how they eat will have a great impact on the health of their baby.
Ilene Cohen is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist offering nutritional counseling for pregnant women in New York City.
In addition to providing individual consultations, Ilene is also available to teach workshops on Prenatal Nutrition in NYC. Workshops are a great opportunity to learn the basics of good nutrition during pregnancy, get your questions answered, have the opportunity to create and eat a healthy snack, and connect with other moms-to-be. Please check back for upcoming workshops!