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Abbreviation Definitions

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AF ... Aunt Flo (menstruation)

AFNW ... Aunt Flo Not Wanted or Not Welcomed

ART ... Assisted Reproductive Technology

ASA ... Anti-sperm Antibody

ASRM ... American Society of Reproductive Medicine

BBT ... Basal Body Temperature

BD...Baby Dancing (Love Making)

BCP ... Birth Control Pills

BIL ... Brother-In-Law

BMS... Baby-making Sex

CCCT ... Clomiphene Citrate Challenge Test (Clomid Challenge)

CB ... Cycle Buddy

CD ... Cycle Day

CF ... Cervical Fluid

CM ... Cervical Mucus

CVS ... Chorionic Villae Sampling

D&C ... Dilation & Curettage

D&E ... Dilation & Evacuation

DD ... Dear Daughter

DE ... Donor Eggs

DES ... Diethylstilbestrol (a synthetic estrogen)

DH... Dear (or whatever other D word seems appropriate at the time) Husband

DI ... Donor Insemination

DPO ... Days Past Ovulation

DS ... Dear Son

DTD ... Do The Deed or Did The Deed

EB, EMB ... Endometrial Biopsy

EPT ... Early Pregnancy Test

ET ... Embryo Transfer

EW...Egg White Consistency (related to CM)

EWCM ... Egg White Cervical Mucous

FET ... Frozen Embryo Transfer

FIL ... Father in Law

FSH ... Follicle Stimulating Hormone

FTTA ... Fertile Thoughts To All

GIFT ... Gamete Intra-fallopian Transfer

GP ... General Practitioner

GTC ... Going To Conceive

HPT ... Home Pregnancy Test

HRT ... Hormone Replacement Therapy

HSG ... Hysterosalpingogram

ICI ... Intra-cervical Insemination

ICSI ... Intra-cytoplasmic Sperm Injection

IF ... Infertility

ITI ... Intra-tubal Insemination

IUI ... Intra-uterine Insemination

IVF ... In Vitro Fertilization

LAP ... Laparoscopy

LH ... Luteinizing Hormone

LMP ... Last Menstrual Period (start date)

LO ... Love Olympics (Love Making)

LOL ... Laughing Out Loud or Lots Of Love

LPD ... Luteal Phase Defect

MC, m/c, misc. ... Miscarriage

MESA ... Microsurgical Epididymal Sperm Aspiration

MIL ... Mother in Law

NP ... Nurse Practitioner

NSA ... Non-surgical Sperm Aspiration

O ... Ovulation

OB/GYN ... Obstetrician/Gynecologist

OMG ... Oh My Goodness!

OPK ... Ovulation Predictor Kit

PCO, PCOD ... Polycystic Ovary Disease

PCOS ... Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

PCT ... Post Coital Test

PG ... Pregnant

PI ... Primary Infertility

PID ... Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

PMS ... Pre-menstrual Syndrome

PROM ... Premature Rupture of Membranes

RE ... Reproductive Endocrinologist

RI ... Reproductive Immunologist

ROTFLMAO ... Rolling on the floor laughing my a$$ off

RPL ... Recurrent Pregnancy Loss

RSA ... Recurrent Spontaneous Abortion

SA ... Semen or Sperm Analysis

SI ... Secondary Infertility

SIL ... Sister in Law

STD ... Sexually Transmitted Disease

TESA ... Testicular Sperm Aspiration

TESE ... Testicular Sperm Extraction

TET ... Tubal Embryo Transfer

TRH ... Thyroid-releasing Hormone

TSH ... Thyroid Stimulating Hormone

TTC ... Trying to Conceive

TUFT ... Trans-uterine Fallopian Transfer

US, u/s ... Ultrasound

UTI ... Urinary Tract Infection

WBC ... White Blood Cells

ZIFT ... Zygote Intra-fallopian Transfer

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