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August 10th, 2011, 01:29 PM
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What the heck is a FRER? I am guessing that it is some sort of pregnancy test but just have no idea what kind.
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August 10th, 2011, 01:31 PM
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August 10th, 2011, 01:39 PM
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Not a stupid question. It's like people speak another language in here.
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August 10th, 2011, 01:48 PM
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Thanks guys.
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August 10th, 2011, 04:03 PM
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Not a stupid question. It's like people speak another language in here.
Hey now it's the TTCAL lingo
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August 10th, 2011, 05:44 PM
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Hey now it's the TTCAL lingo
I have been in here since Nov and I still don't know what a couple things mean.
Like when people say they FX you.
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August 10th, 2011, 05:52 PM
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It took me forever to figure out FRER too. I think FX is fingers crossed, but I could be wrong. Lol.
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August 10th, 2011, 06:28 PM
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Yes...I use Fxed for fingers crossed. Tons easier than typing the whole thing out!!
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August 10th, 2011, 06:56 PM
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LOL need a sticky with all of the abbreviations we use in here! Here are some of the most common ones that I have found while being on forums:

2WW - 2 week wait (but who doesn't know this one?!)
AF - Aunt Flo of course!
ATM - At The Moment
BB's - Boobs
BBT - Basal Body Temperature
BC - Birth Control (lowercase can mean because)
BD - Baby Dance
BFN/BFP - Big Fat Negative or Big Fat Positive
BMS - Baby Making Sex
CB - Cycle Buddy
CD - Cycle Day
CM - Cervical Mucus
DPO - Days Past Ovulation
DTD - Do The Deed
Dx - Diagnosis
EDD - Estimated Due Date
EWCM - Egg White Cervical Mucus
FMU - First Morning Urine
FRER - First Response Early Result Home Pregnancy Test
FTM - First Time Mom
FWIW - For What It's Worth
FX - Fingers Crossed
FYI - For Your Information
HPT - Home Pregnancy Test
HTH - Hope This Helps
IDK - I Don't Know
IF - Infertility
IMHO - In My Humble (or Honest) Opinion
IUI - Intrauterine Insemination
IVF - In vitro fertilization
L&D - Labor and Delivery
LMP - Last Monthly Period
LP - Luteal Phase
MC - Miscarriage
NTNP - Not Trying Not Preventing
O - Ovulation
O'd - Ovulated
OPK - Ovulation Predictor Kit
OT - Off Topic
PCOS - Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
PG - Pregnant
POAS - Pee On A Stick
POS - Positive
RE - Reproductive Endocrinologist
SMEP - Sperm Meets Egg Plan
TYIA - Thank You In Advance
US - Ultrasound
WTO - Waiting to Ovulate

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August 11th, 2011, 07:48 AM
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yes Lindsay that helps alot and yes we need to sticky your post so everyone knows all the crazy abbreviations.
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August 11th, 2011, 08:50 AM
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Lindsay, I love how you ended it with an acronym!!
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August 11th, 2011, 07:34 PM
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Thanks ladies! There are sadly so many more I found that I kept off the list (mostly ones I don't see often).
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