These are stressful times. If you would like to contact a social worker, psychologist or child life specialist for information on community referrals or coping resources, you can call 312.227.4118 and leave a message. Your call will be returned within 24 hours, Monday through Friday. Non-urgent questions only. For emergencies, call 911.
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Respiratory Distress Syndrome (RDS; also called Hyaline Membrane Disease or HMD) is a condition of premature infant lungs due to insufficient surfactant, a substance in the lungs that helps the air sacs stay open.