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WHAT DOES ALL THIS MEAN?


I am new to this site and prg with my first child, I read a lot of apprv and dont know what they really mean  like AF,DC, ETC, please help and add any oes that u know,,,thx
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AF-Aunt Flo (menstruation)
AFNW-Aunt flow not wanted
AI-artificial insemination
BBT-Basal Body Temperature
BH-Braxton Hicks
BFN-Big fat negative, BFP-big fat positive,
BD-Baby Dancing (Having sex)
BCP-Birth control pills
BMS-Baby making sex
CB-Cycle buddy, CD-Cycle day,
CM-Cervical mucus
CNM-Certified nurse midwife
DD-Dear Daughter, DS-Dear Son, DH-Dear husband,
DPO-Days past ovulation,
DX-diagnosis,
HPT-home pregnancy test,
HRT-hormone replacement therapy,
IF-infertility,
LO-love olympics,
LP-luteal phase,
LPD-luteal phase defect,
MC or m/c-miscarriage,
NP-nurse practitioner,
OB-obstetrician,
OPK-ovulation predictor kit,
PCO-polycystic ovary disease,
PG-PREGNANT
PID-pelvic inflammatory disease
PMS-pre menstrual syndrome
STD-Sexually transmitted disease
TTC-trying to conceive
US or u/s-ultrasound
UTI-urinary tract infection
WBC-white blood cells.
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THX a lot....BH  (big help lol)
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Not a problem - these take a little while to get used to - but soon you'll have the lingo down pat...
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