ICD-9 Diagnosis Code V22.0

Supervis normal 1st preg

Diagnosis Code V22.0

ICD-9: V22.0
Short Description: Supervis normal 1st preg
Long Description: Supervision of normal first pregnancy
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code V22.0

Code Classification
  • Supplementary classification of factors influencing health status and contact with health services
    • Persons encountering health services in circumstances related to reproduction and development (V20-V29)
      • V22 Normal pregnancy

Information for Medical Professionals

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Information for Patients


So you're going to have a baby! Whether you are pregnant or are planning to get pregnant, you will want to give your baby a healthy start.

You need to have regular visits with your healthcare provider. These prenatal care visits are very important for your baby and yourself. Some things you might do when you are pregnant could hurt your baby, such as smoking or drinking. Some medicines can also be a problem, even ones that a doctor prescribed. You will need to drink plenty of fluids and eat a healthy diet. You may also be tired and need more rest.

Your body will change as your baby grows during the nine months of your pregnancy. Don't hesitate to call your health care provider if you think you have a problem or something is bothering or worrying you.

  • Aches and pains during pregnancy
  • Common symptoms during pregnancy
  • Do's and Don'ts (Pregnancy) (Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women's Health)
  • HCG blood test - qualitative
  • Morning sickness
  • Pregnancy and travel
  • Pregnancy and work
  • Problems sleeping during pregnancy
  • Skin and hair changes during pregnancy
  • When you need to gain more weight during pregnancy

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Prenatal Care

Prenatal care is the health care you get while you are pregnant. It includes your checkups and prenatal testing. Prenatal care can help keep you and your baby healthy. It lets your health care provider spot health problems early. Early treatment can cure many problems and prevent others.

Your doctor or midwife will give you a schedule for your prenatal visits. If you are over 35 years old or your pregnancy is high risk because of health problems like diabetes or high blood pressure, your doctor or midwife will probably want to see you more often. You can also expect to see your health care provider more often as your due date gets closer.

Dept. of Health and Human Services Office on Women's Health

  • Pregnancy care
  • Prenatal care in your first trimester
  • Prenatal care in your second trimester
  • Prenatal care in your third trimester

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Prenatal Testing

Prenatal testing provides information about your baby's health before he or she is born. Some routine tests during pregnancy also check on your health. At your first prenatal visit, your healthcare provider will test for a number of things, including problems with your blood, signs of infections, and whether you are immune to rubella (German measles) and chickenpox.

Throughout your pregnancy, your healthcare provider may suggest a number of other tests, too. Some tests are suggested for all women, such as screenings for gestational diabetes, Down syndrome, and HIV. Other tests might be offered based on your:

  • Age
  • Personal or family health history
  • Ethnic background
  • Results of routine tests

Some tests are screening tests. They detect risks for or signs of possible health problems in you or your baby. Based on screening test results, your doctor might suggest diagnostic tests. Diagnostic tests confirm or rule out health problems in you or your baby.

Dept. of Health and Human Services Office on Women's Health

  • Alpha fetoprotein
  • Amniocentesis
  • Chorionic villus sampling
  • Monitoring your baby before labor
  • Nuchal translucency test
  • Pregnancy ultrasound
  • Quadruple screen test

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