18 - Pregnancy, childbirth or the puerperium [ ICD 11 MMS 2018 ]

The ICD 11 Code 18 is a WHO Classified code for Pregnancy, childbirth or the puerperium

Definition: A group of conditions characterized as occurring during the period of time from conception to delivery (pregnancy), during labor and delivery (childbirth) or during the approximately six weeks after delivery during which the uterus returns to the original size (puerperium).

Coding Note: The codes included in this chapter are to be used for conditions related to or aggravated by the pregnancy, childbirth or by the puerperium (maternal causes or obstetric causes)
  • Postpartum necrosis of pituitary gland
  • Obstetrical tetanus
  • Injury, poisoning or certain other consequences of external causes
  • Codes:
  • JA00-JA0Z . Abortive outcome of pregnancy
  • JA20-JA2Z . Oedema, proteinuria, or hypertensive disorders in pregnancy, childbirth, or the puerperium
  • JA40-JA4Z . Obstetric haemorrhage
  • JA60-JA6Z . Certain specified maternal disorders predominantly related to pregnancy
  • JA80-JA8Z . Maternal care related to the foetus, amniotic cavity or possible delivery problems
  • JB00-JB0Z . Complications of labour or delivery
  • JB20-JB2Z . Delivery
  • JB40-JB4Z . Complications predominantly related to the puerperium
  • JB60-JB6Z . Certain obstetric conditions, not elsewhere classified
  • Gestational trophoblastic diseases