TTC ACRONYMS/ABBREVIATIONS

AI = Artificial Insemination


AF = Aunt Flo (period) 


AP - Attached parenting

ART = Assisted Reproductive Technology


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
BW, b/w = Bloodwork or Babywearing
C# = Cycle Number
CB = Cycle Buddy
CD = Cycle Day
CF = Cervical Fluid
CM = Cervical Mucus
CP = Cervical Position
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


FX= Fingers Crossed
HPT = Home Pregnancy Test
HRT = Hormone Replacement Therapy
HSG = Hysterosalpingogram
ICI = Intra-cervical Insemination
IF = Infertility
IUI = Intra-uterine Insemination
IVF = In Vitro Fertilization


KU = Knocked Up


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
MRI = Magnetic Resonance Imaging


MS, m/s = morning sickness


MW=Midwife
NP = Nurse Practitioner


NST= Non Stress Test


O = Ovulation
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
PMS = Pre-menstrual Syndrome


POAS= Pee on a Stick


PP= postpartum
RE = Reproductive Endocrinologist

RI = Reproductive Immunologist
Rx = Prescription
SA = Semen Analysis
TTC = Trying to Conceive


TWW or 2WW= Two week wait


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

Posted on September 20, 2009 at 12:33 pm
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WMforever
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holy moly....thanks? haha. so many!

Posted on September 20, 2009 at 1:26 pm
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thanks for this post. 

Posted on September 20, 2009 at 2:26 pm
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YAY, no more saying,"I have no idea what that means?" LOL

Posted on September 20, 2009 at 4:24 pm
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Awesome... thanks, aims!

Posted on September 20, 2009 at 6:12 pm
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great great post!

Posted on September 25, 2009 at 3:07 am
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wow lol thats alot to remember!

Posted on September 25, 2009 at 2:15 pm
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I'm sure we won't even get close to using all of them but some of the other baby sites are hard core on acronyms!

Posted on September 26, 2009 at 11:18 am
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Excellent- thanks so much for posting these. I was starting to feel a little out of my depth!

Posted on October 19, 2009 at 10:02 am
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wow!  that's a lot of info.  hehe.

Posted on October 19, 2009 at 10:32 am
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I was about to start a topic about this myself, cause I feel kinda lost in all the lingo! Saving this topic for sure.

Posted on December 28, 2009 at 6:57 am
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Yeah that's awesome!

Posted on December 28, 2009 at 7:20 am
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THIS IS WHAT I NEEDED! thanks amiller!

Posted on April 26, 2010 at 10:00 am
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What about FF?  What's that mean?

Posted on April 28, 2010 at 1:39 am
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FF = Fertility Friend....it's a website many of us use to chart our cycles

Posted on April 28, 2010 at 2:09 am
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What does fx mean? Seems to b a common one now?
Posted on May 12, 2010 at 8:41 am
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Fingers crossed?
Posted on May 12, 2010 at 8:42 am
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yes jess!

Posted on May 12, 2010 at 8:45 am
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i'm new to the group, so i had to bump this!  lol.  hi everyone!

Posted on August 13, 2010 at 3:42 pm
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Can we make this a sticky?

Posted on August 13, 2010 at 11:30 pm
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**BuMp!**


I use this a lot, though maybe some of the newer users would like to see it too! =)


 

Posted on September 16, 2010 at 11:49 am
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