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#1 boscobel

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    Posted 26 June 2010 - 03:26 PM

    I saw this posted on another forum and thought it might help out here for all the TTC girls, already pregnant or soon to be TTC ladies...

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    Trying to conceive acronyms:


    2WW - two week waiting period (time between ovulation & af/or a bfp)

    AF - Aunt Flo (your period)
    AI - Artificial Insemination
    APA - Antiphospholipid Antibody syndrome
    ART - Assisted Reproductive Technology

    BBT - Basal Body Temperature (taken first thing in the morning)
    BC - Birth Control
    BCP - Birth Control Pills
    BD - Baby Dance (intercourse)
    BFN - Big Fat Negative
    BFP - Big Fat Positive
    BMS - Baby-making Sex
    BUMP - this is just a way to move a thread to the top of the board so more people can see it

    CD - Cycle Day
    CM - Cervical Mucus
    CP - Cervical Position

     

    D&C - Dilation & Curettage
    DD - darling daughter
    DS - darling son
    DH - Darling or Dear Husband (or damned husband, at times!)
    DHAC - Don't (or doesn't) Have A Clue
    DPO - Days since ovulation (post ovulation)

    EDD - estimated due date
    Endo - Endometriosis
    EPO - evening primrose oil
    EWCM - Eggwhite Cervical Mucus

    FAQ - Frequently asked question
    FMU - First morning urine
    FSH - Follicle-stimulating hormone

    Gyn - Gynecologist

    h/b - heartbeat
    HCG - Human chorionic gonadotropin (detected by pregnancy tests)
    HPT - Home Pregnancy Test
    HSG - Hysterosalpingogram (x-ray to check uterus and fallopian tubes)
    HTH - Hope that helps

    ICSI - Intra-Cytoplasmic Sperm Injection (sometimes used with IVF)
    IF - Infertility
    INCIID - InterNational Council on Infertility Information Dissemination
    IUI - Intrauterine insemination (artificial insemination)
    IVF - In-vitro fertilization (fertilized egg is put into uterus)

    LAP - Laparoscopic surgery
    LH - Leutenizing hormone (detected by OPKs)
    LMP - Last menstrual period
    LP - Luteal Phase
    LPD - Luteal Phase Defect

    m/c - miscarriage
    m/s - morning sickness

    O - Ovulation
    OB - Obstetrician
    OPK - Ovulation predictor kit

    PCO - Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
    PCOS - Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
    PCT - Post Coital Test
    PID - Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
    Pg - Pregnant
    PMS - Pre-Menstrual Syndrome
    POAS - Pee on a stick (referring to hpt)
    PIAC - Pee in a cup (referring to hpt)
    Prego - Pregnant
    Prog - Progesterone

    RE - Reproductive Endocrinologist (Specializes in infertility)
    Rx - Prescription

    SA - Semen Analysis
    SHOW - Soft, high, open, wet (cervical discription at peak fertility)

    TMI - Too Much Information
    TSH - Thyroid-stimulating hormone
    TTA - Trying to avoid
    TTC - Trying to conceive

    U/S - Ultrasound
    UTI - Urinary tract infection

    YMMV - Your mileage may vary, meaning that everyone is different



    #2 kerrij

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      Posted 28 June 2010 - 12:00 PM

      Thanks!!!!!!

      #3 boscobel

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        Posted 06 June 2011 - 02:39 PM

        Bump...



        #4 june92012

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          Posted 02 June 2012 - 07:38 AM

          Bump



          #5 june92012

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            Posted 02 June 2012 - 07:39 AM

            Bump



            #6 june92012

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              Posted 02 June 2012 - 09:48 AM

              My fianc© and I had a hard time figuring out the Abb I'm so glad they are posted.

              #7 cheflady

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                Posted 09 August 2012 - 04:06 PM

                This is great! Thanks!

                #8 Hung Nguyen

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                  Posted 27 August 2012 - 11:48 PM

                  Great ! Thanks.

                   

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                  #9 STBEngelquist

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                    Posted 02 February 2013 - 09:25 AM

                    ;-)



                    #10 ylan9383

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                    Posted 02 January 2014 - 02:43 PM

                    super useful.  Thanks!






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