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Commonly Used Acronyms

Commonly Used Acronyms

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  • AmyW AmyW's Avatar 10-30-08 | 10:21 AM
  • This is an updated list of many abbreviations that are using on the message boards. This list was compiled by the TTC ladies. Feel free to post more that should be added.

    AF ... Aunt Flo (menstruation)
    BBT ... Basal Body Temperature
    BD...Baby Dancing (Love Making)
    BCP ... Birth Control Pills
    BFN...Big Fat Negative (Pregnancy Test Negative)
    BFP...Big Fat Positive (Pregnancy Test Positive)
    BOB...Baby on the Brain
    B/W, b/w ... Blood Work
    CB ... Cycle Buddy
    CD ... Cycle Day
    CL...Community Leader
    CM ... Cervical Mucus
    D&C ... Dilation & Curettage
    DH... Dear (or whatever other D word seems appropriate at the time) Husband
    DI ... Donor Insemination
    DPO ... Days Past Ovulation
    DPIUI ... Days Past IUI
    DTD ... Do The Deed or Did The Deed
    ET ... Embryo Transfer
    EW...Egg White Consistency (related to CM)
    EWCM ... Egg White Cervical Mucous
    FET ... Frozen Embryo Transfer
    FSH ... Follicle Stimulating Hormone
    GL... Good Luck
    GP ... General Practitioner
    HTH... Hope this helps
    HPT ... Home Pregnancy Test
    HSG ... Hysterosalpingogram
    IA... I agree
    ICI ... Intra-cervical Insemination
    IF ... Infertility
    IUI ... Intra-uterine Insemination
    IVF ... In Vitro Fertilization
    KWIM...Know What I Mean
    LAP ... Laparoscopy
    LH ... Luteinizing Hormone
    LMP ... Last Menstrual Period (start date)
    LOL ... Laughing Out Loud or Lots Of Love
    LPD ... Luteal Phase Defect
    MW... Midwife
    MC, m/c, misc. ... Miscarriage
    NP ... Nurse Practitioner
    O ... Ovulation
    OB/GYN ... Obstetrician/Gynecologist
    OMG ... Oh My Goodness!
    OPK ... Ovulation Predictor Kit
    OT or O/T...Off Topic
    Ped... Pediatrician
    PCO, PCOD ... Polycystic Ovary Disease
    PCOS ... Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
    PG ... Pregnant
    PID ... Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
    PMS ... Pre-menstrual Syndrome
    POAS ... Pee On A Stick
    RE ... Reproductive Endocrinologist
    RI ... Reproductive Immunologist
    ROTFLMAO ... Rolling on the floor laughing my a$$ off
    SA ... Semen or Sperm Analysis
    STD ... Sexually Transmitted Disease
    TIA... Thanks in advance
    TTC ... Trying to Conceive
    US, u/s ... Ultrasound
    UTI ... Urinary Tract Infection
    *IL ... *(whatever) In Law
2 Users Says Thank You
MollysMommy (06-23-12), TTUAlison (10-30-08)
  • grandmatobe2009 11-03-08 | 08:23 PM
  • Thanks. Some of them I could figure out myself but they're some I had no clue. This clarifies things for me.
  • Vinpin111 03-02-09 | 11:11 AM
  • Yeah...this is very helpful!! =)
  • Eyeez84 04-21-10 | 02:25 AM
  • I think its too much heplful and informative because moslty use these in all fileds so if you have any hesitation related to this type info you can check this post. I have saved in my excel sheel also.
    Thanks!!!!

     
  • siaobingbing siaobingbing's Avatar 05-26-15 | 03:36 AM
  • really thanks for your helpful information,i will be share with others

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