The Domar Center for Mind/Body Health is a leader in the treatment and understanding of the polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).
Our PCOS Program is designed to offer comprehensive support to the PCOS patient, working closely with each patient to determine the best treatment plan to achieve their personal goals.
With programs geared to both the general public experiencing this condition ~ and to women undergoing fertility treatments ~ we offer patients a multidisciplinary approach to treatment. Patients have access to a variety of services including weight management, nutrition counseling, and direct access to psychologists and fertility experts.
Led by the Domar Center’s Director of Nutrition, Hillary Wright, MEd, RD, LDN ~ our PCOS Program provides emotional support, dietary and exercise guidance and weight management for women with PCOS. Participants will work together with Hillary to develop an individualized plan that combines dietary and exercise guidance, weight management strategies, and emotional support to reduce the present symptoms of PCOS and help to avoid any future health problems that may be caused by the condition.
PCOS affects as many as 6%-10% of all women of reproductive age. With that in mind, the Domar Center for Mind/Body Health and Boston IVF have teamed up to offer an innovative and integrated approach to treating PCOS for patients who also are experiencing infertility.
Our PCOS & Fertility Program brings together Boston IVF reproductive endocrinologist and fertility expert, Kim Thornton, MD ~ Director of Nutrition, Hillary Wright, MEd, RD, LDN ~ and Domar Center psychologists to form a personal team who together will work to maximize your overall health and fertility success.
This unique program offers a personalized, thorough fertility workup from a Boston IVF physician, who will review your medical history in relation to your PCOS and continuous guidance from Hillary – who will help to manage your lifestyle in a way that will help reduce the symptoms of PCOS and teach you skills to use in your every day life. that will help deal not only with weight management but with depression and self-image. Creating a healthy lifestyle is one of the first steps of managing PCOS and is a way for patients to take
♦ An initial PCOS consultation with a Boston IVF physician to review your medical history
♦ An initial PCOS consultation with Domar Center/Boston IVF Director of Nutrition, Hillary Wright, MEd, RD, LDN
♦ Ongoing treatment coordination, planning and monitoring between yourself, your Boston IVF physician, and Nutrition Director Hillary Wright, MEd, RD, LDN ~ who will work together to develop an individualized plan that combines fertility treatments, dietary and exercise guidance, weight management strategies, and emotional support
♦ Creation of a treatment plan that will help to not only reduce the present symptoms of PCOS, but will also help to avoid any future health problems that may be caused by untreated PCOS
♦ Learn strategies that help to identify healthy sources of carbohydrates, and how to consume them in moderation ~ in effort to manage the underlying insulin resistance seen in PCOS ~ which is believed to be the major underlying cause of PCOS
♦ Obtain advice on how to manage a healthy diet, which can have meaningful effects on lowering weight gain during pregnancy.
♦ Learn the proper way to read food labels
♦ Sample meal and snack ideas
♦ Recommendations for sensible supplementation
♦ Strategies for establishing a realistic exercise plan
♦ Learn techniques that improve emotional health while dealing with the stresses of PCOS, and possibly infertility
♦ Learn the common misconceptions associated with PCOS
♦ A copy of Hillary Wright’s book, The PCOS Diet Plan