O95 Obstetric death for unspecified reason
Maternal death from an unspecified cause during pregnancy, childbirth or the postpartum period
O96 Maternal death from any obstetric cause after more than 42 days, but less than one year after birth
If necessary, an additional code is used to identify the obstetric cause of death.
O97 Maternal death from direct obstetric causes
Death from any direct obstetric cause one year or more after birth
Included: the listed conditions that complicate pregnancy, are weighed down by pregnancy, or are indications for obstetric care. If necessary, an additional code is used to identify a specific condition (class I). Excludes: asymptomatic status of infection with human immunodeficiency virus [HIV] ( Z21 ) disease caused by human immunodeficiency virus [HIV] ( B20-B24 ) laboratory confirmation of carriage of human immunodeficiency virus [HIV] ( R75 ) obstetric tetanus ( A34 ) postpartum: . infection ( O86.- ). sepsis ( O85 ) cases in which a mother is given medical attention in connection with her illness that clearly or presumably affects the fetus (O35-O36)
Note. This section includes conditions that complicate pregnancy, are weighed down by pregnancy, or are the main reason for obstetric care and for which special rubrics in class XV are not listed in the alphabetical index. If necessary, identify a specific state using an additional code. Excludes : infectious and parasitic diseases ( O98.- ) injuries, poisoning and some other consequences of exposure to external causes ( S00-T98 ), cases when medical care is provided to the mother in connection with her illness that clearly or presumably affects the fetus (O35-O36 )