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AmyW 10-30-08 11:21 AM

Commonly Used Acronyms
 
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

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 03:25 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!!!!
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siaobingbing 05-26-15 04:36 AM

really thanks for your helpful information,i will be share with others


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