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2013 Baby Bumps acronyms/ abbreviations

Hi Ladies,


I just thought that I would put together some TTC and PROJECT BABY acronyms/ abbreviations for you! I think the most of them we already know, but I often had problems to remember one of this (maybe because I’m not a native speaker), so it’s pretty easier to have them also in the 2013 Baby Bumps as well in the both other groups.


If I am forgetting any feel free to add to the list!


 


AI = Artificial Insemination
AF = Aunt Flo (period) 
AP = Attached parenting
ART = Assisted Reproductive Technology
AW = Attention Whore
 


BBB = Buy Buy Baby
BBT = Basal Body Temperature
BCP = Birth Control Pills
BD = Baby Dance (sex)
BFN = Big Fat Negative
BFP = Big Fat Positive
BF = breastfeed/ing
BM = Breastmilk or bowel movement
BRU = Babies-R-Us
BTW = By The Way
BW, b/w = Bloodwork or Babywearing
Bump = move thread to the top of the forum



C# = Cycle Number
CB = Cycle Buddy
CD = Cycle Day or Cloth Diaper
CF = Cervical Fluid
CIO = Cry It Out
CM = Cervical Mucus
CP = Cervical Position
CS = Cesarean Section
CPFM = ClearPlan Fertility Monitor



DPO = Days Post-Ovulation
Dx = Diagnosis
DS = Dear Son
DD = Dear Daughter
DTD = Doing the deed (sex)



EB, EMB = Endometrial Biopsy
EBF = exclusively breastfed
EDD = Estimated Due Date
ENDO = Endometriosis
EPT = Early Pregnancy Test
EW, EWCM = Eggwhite Cervical Mucus



FF = Fertility Friend or Formula feeding
FHR = Fetal Heart Rate/
FM = Fertility Monitor
FSH = Follicle Stimulating Hormone
FTM = First Time Mom
FX = Fingers Crossed



HPT = Home Pregnancy Test
HRT = Hormone Replacement Therapy
HSG = Hysterosalpingogram
HTH = Hope This Helps



ICI = Intra-cervical Insemination
IF = Infertility
IUI = Intra-uterine Insemination
IVF = In Vitro Fertilization


KU = Knocked Up
KWIM = Know what I mean



LAP = Laparoscopy
L&D = Labor and delivery
LMP = Last Menstrual Period (start date)



LO = Little One
LSP = Low Sperm Count



MC, m/c = Miscarriage
MIFT = Micro Injection Fallopian Transfer
ML = Maternity Leave
MRI = Magnetic Resonance Imaging
MS, m/s = morning sickness
MW = Midwife


NBR = Not Baby Related
NP = Nurse Practitioner
NST = Non Stress Test


O = Ovulation
O'd = Ovulated
OB = Obstetrician
OB/GYN = Obstetrician/Gynecologist
OC = Oral Contraceptives
OPK = Ovulation Predictor Kit
OPT = Ovulation Predictor Test
OTC = Over the Counter



PA = Physician's Assistant
PCOS = Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
PCP = Primary Care Physician
PCT = Post Coital Test
PG = Pregnant
PID = Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
PM: Private Message
PMS = Pre-menstrual Syndrome
POAS = Pee on a Stick
PP = postpartum


 
RE = Reproductive Endocrinologist
RI = Reproductive Immunologist
Rx = Prescription



SA = Semen Analysis
SAHM = Stay At Home Mom
STTN = Sleep Through The Night


TMI = Too Much Info
TTC = Trying to Conceive
TWW or 2WW = Two week wait
 


UR = Urologist
US, u/s = Ultrasound
UTI = Urinary Tract Infection


WM = Working Mom

Posted on August 22, 2012 at 1:14 am
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Great idea!

Posted on August 22, 2012 at 1:42 am
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thanks lady!

Posted on August 22, 2012 at 2:07 am

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