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What do the abbreviations mean?

I read these posts and some of the abbreviations I understand like OTC= over the counter, MC=miscarriage, BFP= big fat positive, and TTC=trying to conceive. I feel dumb because I do not understand all the ones that everyone posts. If any of you on here knows what they mean please please leave a comment with what they are. It makes it hard for me to understand some of these posts because I'm not sure what they mean. Also, does anyone know what DH means?
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TTC:  Trying to conceive
2WW:  Two-week wait (until you can take a pregnancy test)
AF:  Aunt Flo(w), your period
BBT:  Basal body temperature
BD:  Baby dance, sex
BFN:  Big fat negative (test result)
BFP:  Big fat positive (test result)
CD:  Cycle day
CM:  Cervical mucus
DPO:  Days past ovulation
EW:  Eggwhite (re: consistency of cervical mucus)
EWCM:  Eggwhite cervical mucus (ovulatory mucus)
FMU:  First morning urine
hCG:  Human chorionic gonadotropin (pregnancy hormone)
HPT:  Home pregnancy test
IUI:  Intrauterine Insemination
IVF:  In Vitro Fertilization
LH:  Luteinizing hormone
LMP:  Last menstrual period
LP:  Luteal phase
O:  Ovulation
OPK:  Ovulation predictor kit
PCOS (POS):  Polycystic ovarian syndrome
PG: Pregnancy, pregnant
S/A:  Sperm/semen analysis
SSBD:  super-sticky baby dust to you (wishing you success)
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DH is dear husband, AF = aunt flo as in period. DPO = days past ovulation. CD = cycle day. DD = dear daughter, DS = dear son.  I cant think of any more that ive seen. It would be more helpful if you posted the ones you didnt understand and ask. Then someone can answer for you.  Good luck.

Oh just thought of another lol, BD = baby dust or bedded as in had sex lol.
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DH means dear husband or darling husband... most of the ones that start with D are family... DF darling fiance, DD dariling daughter, DS darling son... ect... i know its something to get used to lol i try not to use them as much as i can but i still use AF for aunt flo, and those type...
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TTC:  Trying to conceive
2WW:  Two-week wait (until you can take a pregnancy test)
AF:  Aunt Flo(w), your period
BBT:  Basal body temperature
BD:  Baby dance, sex
BFN:  Big fat negative (test result)
BFP:  Big fat positive (test result)
CD:  Cycle day
CM:  Cervical mucus
DPO:  Days past ovulation
EW:  Eggwhite (re: consistency of cervical mucus)
EWCM:  Eggwhite cervical mucus (ovulatory mucus)
FMU:  First morning urine
hCG:  Human chorionic gonadotropin (pregnancy hormone)
HPT:  Home pregnancy test
IUI:  Intrauterine Insemination
IVF:  In Vitro Fertilization
LH:  Luteinizing hormone
LMP:  Last menstrual period
LP:  Luteal phase
O:  Ovulation
OPK:  Ovulation predictor kit
PCOS (POS):  Polycystic ovarian syndrome
PG: Pregnancy, pregnant
S/A:  Sperm/semen analysis
SSBD:  super-sticky baby dust to you (wishing you success)
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