ICD-10 Diagnosis Code O36.81

Decreased fetal movements

Diagnosis Code O36.81

ICD-10: O36.81
Short Description: Decreased fetal movements
Long Description: Decreased fetal movements
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code O36.81

Code Classification
  • Pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium
    • Maternal care related to the fetus and amniotic cavity and possible delivery problems (O30-O48)
      • Maternal care for other fetal problems (O36)

Information for Patients

Fetal Health and Development

A normal pregnancy lasts nine months. Each three-month period of pregnancy is called a trimester. During each trimester, the fetus grows and develops. There are specific prenatal tests to monitor both the mother's health and fetal health during each trimester.

With modern technology, health professionals can

  • Detect birth defects
  • Identify problems that may affect childbirth
  • Correct some kinds of fetal problems before the baby is born

  • Fetal development
  • Intrauterine growth restriction

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