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  • BnBMommy BnBMommy's Avatar 07-17-06 | 11:48 AM
  • Ok here are some of the most common Acronyms that we use here...


    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
    GP ... General Practitioner
    HPT ... Home Pregnancy Test
    HSG ... Hysterosalpingogram
    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
    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
    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
    TTC ... Trying to Conceive
    US, u/s ... Ultrasound
    UTI ... Urinary Tract Infection
    *IL ... *(whatever) In Law

    Let me know if I need to add one or if you think I can take some off.....
  • Steve1843 08-24-07 | 07:30 PM
  • For clearing that up for some of us that are new here.
  • Steve1843 08-24-07 | 07:46 PM
  • I was kind of looking around and did not notice any guys. Please let me know if this sight prefers woman only. If thats the case, I completely understand. I will respect your privacy/ safe place to talk, and will look elsewhere for answers.
    Thank you and God bless.

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