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June 23rd, 2009, 01:28 PM
jaydensmom0327's Avatar Jaydensmom
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So i was doing some looking around on the net and ran across these .... maybe it will help those who are slang illetirate like myself lol some may be on here twice just ignore that *different sources*

2WW - 2-Week Wait, aka TWW

AF - Aunt Flo (menstruation)

AFAIK - As Far As I Know

AH, AZH - Assisted Hatching

AHI - At-Home Insemination

AI - Artificial Insemination

AIH - Artificial Insemination from Husband

AO - Anovulation

AOA, AVA - Anti-ovarian Antibody

ART - Assisted Reproductive Technology

AWOL - A Woman On Lupron

BA - Baby Aspirin

BBT - Basal Body Temperature

BCP - Birth Control Pills

BD - Baby Dance (sex)

BF - Breast Feeding or Boy Friend

BFN - Big Fat Negative

BFP - Big Fat Positive

BIL - Brother in law

BM - BridesMaid or Banquet Manager or Best Man or Bowel Movement

BoK - Bouquet

BP - Bridal Party/ Bachelor(ette) Party

BTDT - Been There Done That

BTW - By The Way

BUMP - Bring Up My Post; brings a post to top of boards

C# - Cycle Number

CB - Cycle Buddy

CBEFM - ClearBlue Easy Fertility Monitor

CD - Cycle Day

CF - Cervical Fluid

CM - Cervical Mucus

CNM - Certified Nurse Midwife

CP - Cervical Position

CP - Centerpiece

D&C - Dilation & Curettage

D&E - Dilation & Evacuation

DD - Darling daughter

DH - Darling/Dear/Dumb Husband

DP - Darling Partner

DPC - Days Since Last Clomid pill was taken

DPO - Days Post-Ovulation

DPR - Days Post-Retrieval

DPT - Days Post-Transfer

DS - Darling Son

DW - Dear Wife

Dx - Diagnosis

E2 - Estradiol

EAL - EEK Another Lizard

EB, EMB - Endometrial Biopsy

EDD - Estimated Due Date

ENDO - Endometriosis

EPO - Evening Primrose Oil

EPT - Early Pregnancy Test

ET - Embryo Transfer

ETA - Edited To Add

ETS - Edited To Say

EW, EWCM - Eggwhite Cervical Mucus

FBIL - Future Brother In Law

FET - Frozen Embryo Transfer

FFIL - Future Father In Law

FG - Flower Girl

FH - Future Husband

FHR - Fetal Heart Rate

FI - Fiance

FIL - Father in law

FM - Forum Mail

FMIL - Future Mother In Law

FMU - First Morning Urine

FOB - Father Of Bride

FOG - Father Of Groom

FP - Follicular Phase

FSH - Follicle Stimulating Hormone

FSIL - Future Sister In Law

FTTA - Fertile Thoughts To All

FUR - False Unicorn Root

FV - Fertile Vibes

FW - Future Wife

FYI - For Your Information

GIFT - Gamete Intra-Fallopian Transfer

GM - GroomsMen

GMB - Good Morning Brides

GNB - Good Night Brides

GnRH - Gonadotropin Releasing Hormone

GP - General Practitioner

GTG - Get ToGether

HCG, HCG - Human Chorionic Gonadotropin

HMG, HMG - Human Menopausal Gonadotropin

HPT - Home Pregnancy Test

HRT - Hormone Replacement Therapy

HSC - Hysteroscopy

HSG - Hysterosalpingogram

HTH - Hope this helps

ICI - Intra-cervical Insemination

ICSI - Intra-cytoplasmic Sperm Injection

IF - Infertility

IMHO - In My Honest/Humble Opinion

IMO - In My Opinion

IRL - In Real Life

ITI - Intra-tubal Insemination

IUI - Intra-uterine Insemination

IVF - In Vitro Fertilization

J/K - Just Kidding

JMO - Just My Opinion

JOTD - Joke Of The Day

KWIM - Know What I Mean

LAP - Laparoscopy

LH - Luteinizing Hormone

LIW - LIWeddings.com

LMAO - Laughing My ***** Off

LMP - Last Menstrual Period (start date)

LO - Love Olympics (sex)

LOL - Laugh/Laughing Out Loud

LP - Luteal Phase

LPD - Luteal Phase Defect

LSP - Low Sperm Count

LTBM - Living Together Before Marriage

LUF, LUFS - Luteinized Unruptured Follicle Syndrome

MC, M/C - Miscarriage

MF - Male Factor

MIFT - Micro Injection Fallopian Transfer

MIL - Mother in law

MOB - Mother Of Bride

MOG - Mother Of Groom

MOH - Maid/Matron Of Honor

NFT - No Further Text

NM - No Message or Never Mind

NOYB - None Of Your Business

NT - No Text

NWR - Not Wedding Related

NYCW - NYCityWeddings.com

O, OV - Ovulation

OB - Obstetrician

OB/GYN - Obstetrician/Gynecologist

OC - Oral Contraceptives

OD - Ovulatory Dysfunction

OMG - Oh My Goodness/Gosh/God

OOT - Out Of Town (guests)

OPK - Ovulation Predictor Kit

OPT - Ovulation Predictor Test

OTC - Over The Counter

PCO - Polycystic Ovaries

PCOD - Polycystic Ovary Disease

PCOS - Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

PCP - Primary Care Physician

PCT - Post Coital Test

PDAs - Public Displays of Affection

PG - Pregnant

PID - Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

PIMP - Peeing In My Pants

PITA - Pain In The Arse

PMS - Pre-menstrual Syndrome

POAS - Pee On A Stick

PUI - Posting Under The Influence

PWI - Posting While Intoxicated

QOTA - Quote Of The Afternoon

QOTD - Quote Of The Day or Question Of The Day

R-FSH, R-h - Recombinant Human Follicle Stimulating Hormone

RB - Ring Bearer

RD - Rehersal Dinner

RE - Reproductive Endocrinologist

RI - Reproductive Immunologist

ROTFL - Rolling On The Floor Laughing

Rx - Prescription

SA - Semen Analysis

SAHM - Stay At Home Mom

SHG, SonoH - Sonohysterogram

SIL - Sister in law

SO - Significant Other

STD - Save The Dates

STD - Sexually Transmitted Disease

TGFD - Thank God For Discharge (if you really need to know ask nickipa)

TIA - Thanks In Advance

TMI - Too Much Information

TR - Tubal Reversal

TTC - Trying to Conceive

TTYL - Talk To You Later

Tx - Treatment

TY - Thank You

UR - Urologist

US, u/s - Ultrasound

UTI - Urinary Tract Infection

V - Vasectomy

VR - Vasectomy Reversal

WNL - Within Normal Limits

WTO - Waiting To Ovulate

ZIFT - Zygote Intra-fallopian Transfer

AAFP: American Academy of Family Physicians
AAP: American Academy of Pediatrics
AFK: Away From Keyboard
AKA: Also Known As
AP: Attachment Parenting
ASAP: As Soon As Possible
ATTN: Attention
AV: Avatar

BC: Birth Control
BCP: Birth Control Pill
BF: Breastfed or Breastfeeding
BF: Boyfriend
BIL: Brother-in-law
BM: Breast Milk or Bowel Movement (depends on context)
BTDT: Been There, Done That
BTW: By the way...

CD: Cloth Diaper(ing)
CIO: Cry-It-Out (sleep training)
Circ: Circumcision
CS: Co-sleep

DCP: Day Care Provider
DD: Dear Daughter
DF: Dear Friend or Fiance
DH: Dear Husband
DIL: Daughter-in-law
DS: Dear Son
DSD: Dear Stepdaughter
DSS: Dear Stepson
DW: Dear Wife

EBF: Extended Breastfeeding or Exclusively Breast Fed
EBM: Expressed Breast Milk
EC: Elimination Communication
EDD: Estimated Due Date
EN: Extended Nursing
EP: Exclusively Pumping
ETA: Edited To Add

FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions
FF: Formula Fed/Feeding
FIL: Father-in-law
FTR: For The Record
FTT: Failure To Thrive
F/U: Follow Up
FYA: For Your Amusement
FYI: For Your Information
FWIW: For What It's Worth
F2F: Face-to-face

HB: Home Birth
HCP: Health Care Provider
HPT: Home Pregnancy Test
HS: Home Schooling
HTH: Hope That Helps
H2H: Heart to Heart

IBCLC: International Board Certified Lactation Consultant
IIRC: If I Recall Correctly
ILs: In-laws
IMAO: In My Arrogant Opinion
IME: In My Experience
IMHO: In My Humble Opinion
IMNSHO: In My Not So Humble Opinion
IMO: In My Opinion
IOW: In Other Words
IRL: In Real Life
IRT: In Real Time
ISO: In Search Of
ISP: Internet Service Provider

J/K: Just Kidding
JMHO: Just My Humble Opinion
JMO: Just My Opinion

KWIM: Know What I Mean?
KWYM: I Know What You Mean

LC: Lactation Consultant
LLL: La Leche League
LMAO: Laughing My (rear) Off
LMK: Let Me Know
LO: Little One
LOL: Lots of Laughs or Laughing Out Loud

MIL: Mother-in-law
M/S: Morning Sickness

NAK: Nursing at the Keyboard
NC: or no-circ - Non-Circumcised
NFP: Natural Family Planning
NIP: Nursing In Public
NP: No Problem
NV: Non Vaccinating

OMG: Oh My God
OP: Original Post/Poster
OT: Off Topic
OW/OM: Other Woman/Other Man

PCP: Primary Care Physician
PITA: Pain In The *****
PLMK: Please Let Me Know
PM: Private Message
POV: Point of View
PPD: Post-Partum Depression
PPP: Post-Partum Psychosis

RL: Real Life
ROFL: Rolling on the Floor Laughing
ROFLMAO: Rolling on the Floor Laughing My (rear) Off
ROFLMHO: Rolling on the Floor Laughing My Head Off
ROTFLMAOPMP: Rolling on the Floor Laughing My (rear) Off Peeing My Pants

SAHD: Stay-at-Home Dad
SAHM: Stay-at-Home Mom
SAHP: Stay-at-Home Parent
SIL: Sister-in-law or Son-in-law
SO: Significant Other
S/O: Spin Off
STBX: Soon to be Ex (spouse)

TIA: Thanks in Advance
TMI: Too Much Information
TP: Traditional Parenting
TTC: Trying to Conceive
TY: Thank You
TYVM: Thank You Very Much

UB: Unassisted Birth
UTI: Urinary Tract Infection
URL: Web Page Address

Vax: Vaccination
VF: Vaccination Free

WAHD: Work-at-Home Dad
WAHM: Work-at-Home Mom
WHO: World Health Organization
WIC: Women, Infants, and Children (US Gov. Assistance Program)
WOHD: Work-Outside-Home Dad
WOHM: Work-Outside-Home Mom
WTG: Way To Go

XH: Ex-Husband
XW: Ex-wife

YK: You Know?
YW: You're Welcome

Know Anymore?! Please Feel Free To Add On!

Last edited by jaydensmom0327; June 23rd, 2009 at 01:30 PM.
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June 23rd, 2009, 06:47 PM
2pinks&ablue's Avatar Chantelle
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Thanks! I don't know if any of you noticed, but some of them like BTW, BTDT, SIL, DD, etc will show up if you put your cursor over the abbreviation
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November 4th, 2009, 02:01 AM
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Wow. Great list!
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