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404925 tn?1205525486

abbreviations

could someone post a list of the abbreviations that ya'll use alot, i am kind of lost reading some of these because i dont know what they all mean. thanks!!
Krissy
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you can go to this site www.twoweekwait.com they should have em there for you to save!
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359321 tn?1278268890
Helpful for some of the common abbreviations used when talking about trying to conceive...

2WW: Two-week wait (the time from ovulation until you can take a pregnancy test)
AF: Aunt Flo (your period)
BBT: Basal Body Temperature
BD: Baby dance, sex
BCP: Birth Control Pills
BFN: Big Fat Negative (test result)
BFP: Big Fat Positive (test result)
BOB: Baby On the Brain/Baby Obsessed Brain (someone to blame when you're obsessing too much!)
BW: Blood work
CB: Cycle Buddy (someone who shares the same menstrual cycle dates)
CD: Cycle day (what day of your cycle you are on)
CL: Community Leader
CF: Cervical fluid
CM: Cervical mucus
CP: Cervical position
D&C: Dilation and Curettage
DI: Donor Insemination
DP: Dear partner; or significant other
DPIUI: Days Past IUI
DH: Dear Husband
DS: Dear Son
DD: Dear Daughter
DPO: Days past ovulation
DTD: Doing the dance, sex
EDD: Expected Due Date (pregnancy)
EWCM: Egg White Cervical Mucus (consistency of fertile cervical mucus)
ET: Embryo Transfer (IVF)
FET: Frozen Embryo Transfer
FSH: Follicle Stimulating Hormone
FMU: First morning urine
GP: General Practitioner
hCG: Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (pregnancy hormone)
HPT: Home Pregnancy Test
HSG: Hysterosalpingogram
ICI: Intra-cervical Insemination
ICSI: Intra-cytoplasmic Sperm Injection (a type of IVF)
IF: Infertility
IUI: Intra-uterine Insemination
IVF: In Vitro Fertilisation
KWIM: Know What I Mean?
LH: luteinising hormone
Lap: Laparoscopy
LMP: Last Menstrual Period
LOL: Laugh out loud or Lots of Love
LP: Luteal phase
LPD: Luteal Phase Defect
MC: Miscarriage
NP: Nurse Practitioner
O: Ovulation
OBGYN: Obstetric Gynaecologist
OMG: Oh My Goodness!
OPK: Ovulation predictor kit
OT: Off Topic/Other Topic
PCOS: Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
PCO: Poly Cycstic Ovaries (not the same as PCOS)
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 analysis
STD ... Sexually Transmitted Disease
TCOYF: Taking Charge of Your Fertility (one of the most popular fertility books)
TTC: Trying to conceive
US: Ultrasound
UTI: Urinary Tract Infection

Let me know if there's any others!
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404925 tn?1205525486
YAY thank you so much!!!!
<3 Krissy
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thank u from my end too..i too get lost with abbreviations used here
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371365 tn?1208887849
You are so good!
I have been on this site about 5 weeks didnt know half.
Thanks honey x x
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