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Is there any way to prevent hyaline membrane disease in your child?
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In brief: Good prenatal carel
Hyaline membrane disease is a condition associated with lack of a chemical in the lungs called surfactant.
It is usually a problem of prematurity. The best way to deal with this is to get prenatal care from as early as possible in the pregnancy. The doctors can help prevent prematurity or treat the lungs with surfactant medicine if the baby does come early.

In brief: Good prenatal carel
Hyaline membrane disease is a condition associated with lack of a chemical in the lungs called surfactant.
It is usually a problem of prematurity. The best way to deal with this is to get prenatal care from as early as possible in the pregnancy. The doctors can help prevent prematurity or treat the lungs with surfactant medicine if the baby does come early.
Dr. C. michael Bowman
Dr. C. michael Bowman
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: Deliver at Term
Hmd is a problem infants develop after birth if they have not started making enough of a product called surfactant (sa).
Like building a house, you can't paint the walls until they are up. Babies make sa in the last months of pregnancy and it goes up in the lining of the lung air sacs.Docs have some artificial sa that can be placed in babies lungs & help, but baby must begin making it.

In brief: Deliver at Term
Hmd is a problem infants develop after birth if they have not started making enough of a product called surfactant (sa).
Like building a house, you can't paint the walls until they are up. Babies make sa in the last months of pregnancy and it goes up in the lining of the lung air sacs.Docs have some artificial sa that can be placed in babies lungs & help, but baby must begin making it.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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