ICD-10 Diagnosis Code Z00.11

Newborn health examination

Diagnosis Code Z00.11

ICD-10: Z00.11
Short Description: Newborn health examination
Long Description: Newborn health examination
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code Z00.11

Code Classification
  • Factors influencing health status and contact with health services
    • Persons encountering health services for examinations (Z00-Z13)
      • Encntr for general exam w/o complaint, susp or reprtd dx (Z00)

Information for Patients

Baby Health Checkup

There are many new responsibilities when you have a baby. One of them is to make sure they get the checkups that they need. Well-baby exams are important in making sure that your baby is growing and developing properly. If there are problems, you can catch them early. This means that there is a better chance for treatment.

During these checkups, your baby will get any needed immunizations and screenings. This is also a good chance to ask your health care provider any questions about how to care for your baby.

  • Well-child visits

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Infant and Newborn Care

Also called: Baby care

Going home with a new baby is exciting, but it can be scary, too. Newborns have many needs, like frequent feedings and diaper changes. Babies can have health issues that are different from older children and adults, like diaper rash and cradle cap.

Your baby will go through many changes during the first year of life. You may feel uneasy at first. Ask your health care provider for help if you need it.

  • Baby supplies you need
  • Bathing an infant
  • Bonding with your newborn
  • Buying and Caring for Baby Bottles and Nipples
  • Changes in the newborn at birth
  • Colic and crying - self-care
  • Cribs and crib safety
  • Crying in infancy
  • Infant reflexes
  • Newborn head molding
  • Spitting up - self-care
  • Umbilical cord care in newborns
  • When to Call the Baby's Doctor (Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women's Health)

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