ICD-10 Diagnosis Code O77.8

Labor and delivery comp by oth evidence of fetal stress

Diagnosis Code O77.8

ICD-10: O77.8
Short Description: Labor and delivery comp by oth evidence of fetal stress
Long Description: Labor and delivery complicated by other evidence of fetal stress
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code O77.8

Valid for Submission
The code O77.8 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00–O99)
    • Complications of labor and delivery (O60-O77)
      • Other fetal stress complicating labor and delivery (O77)

Information for Medical Professionals


Code Edits
The following edits are applicable to this code:
Maternity diagnoses Additional informationCallout TooltipMaternity diagnoses
Maternity. Age range is 12–55 years inclusive (e.g., diabetes in pregnancy, antepartum pulmonary complication).

Diagnoses for females only Additional informationCallout TooltipDiagnoses for females only
Diagnoses for females only.


Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code O77.8 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)

  • 767 - VAGINAL DELIVERY WITH STERILIZATION AND/OR D&C
  • 768 - VAGINAL DELIVERY WITH O.R. PROCEDURE EXCEPT STERILIZATION AND/OR D&C

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Synonyms
  • Labor and delivery complicated by biochemical evidence of fetal stress

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code O77.8 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:


Information for Patients


Childbirth Problems

While childbirth usually goes well, complications can happen. They can cause a risk to the mother, baby, or both. Possible complications include

  • Preterm (premature) labor, when labor starts before 37 completed weeks of pregnancy
  • Problems with the umbilical cord
  • Problems with the position of the baby, such as breech, in which the baby is going to come out feet first
  • Birth injuries

For some of these problems, the baby may need to be delivered surgically by a Cesarean section.

  • Assisted delivery with forceps
  • Brachial plexus injury in newborns
  • Breech birth
  • Caput succedaneum
  • Meconium aspiration syndrome
  • Premature rupture of membranes


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