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Antiphospholipid Syndrome in Pregnancy

What is it? Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS) has been associated with a variety of medical problems in pregnancy; blood clots in arteries and veins (deep vein thrombosis), low platelets and both early (<12wks) and later fetal loss. This syndrome occurs secondary to the presence of maternal antiphospholipid antibodies:  B2 glycoprotein 1, Lupus anticoagulant, and anticardiolipin.  There […]

Why Gluten Free Makeup

We are always in a state of change.  Our bodies change, our mind changes, our hair changes, and even our sensitivity to different products changes.  After the birth of our first son, my wife became sensitive to perfume of any kind. Some people have a gluten sensitivity, and most don’t even know it.  Many women […]

Weight Gain in Pregnancy: A Big Topic

How many of you have had this reaction?? Not every topic on this blog will be about cosmetics.  In fact most will be about pregnancy and life in general. “I’m eating for two!!” “I can’t help it, I have cravings for a half dozen Krispy Kreme Donuts!” Kim Kardashian gains 65lbs and is only 6 […]

Vitamin D & Pregnancy

Sunscreen, sunburn, SPF 1000…we have all been told to protect ourselves from the deadly sun since we were kids. “Wear a hat, stay in the shade!” Sunblocks, our fear of skin cancer, and processed food diets all contribute to a deficiency of Vitamin D. We recently saw a comedian who was an ex-Marine (really!) who […]

Happy Earth Day Everyone!

Toxicity affects all of us. Toxins in the air, toxins in our food, even in pregnancy. We at V Sachar MD are offering a non-toxic alternative for cosmetics in pregnancy. Stay tuned for our Launch Soon on VSACHARMD.com