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February 10th, 2012, 10:20 AM
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Here is a list of the most common TTC abbreviations. Let me know if I missed any or if there are some more that need to be added...

~2WW … 2 Week Wait (14DPO on average)
~AF… Aunt Flo (ie: period)
~AFNW … Aunt Flo Not Wanted
~AFSA … Aunt Flo Stay Away
~BBT … Basal Body Temperature
~BD … Baby Dancing
~BCP … Birth Control Pills
~BFP … Big Fat Positive
~BFN … Big Fat Negative
~BMS ... Baby-making Sex
~BT… Blood Pregnancy Test (HCG Levels)
~BTDT...Been There Done That
~C … Cycle
~CB ... Cycle Buddy
~CD ... Cycle Day
~CF ... Cervical Fluid
~CL… Corpus Luteum
~CM ... Cervical Mucus
~CNM ... Certified Nurse Midwife
~CP… Cervical Position
~DD… Dear Daughter
~DH … Dear Husband
~DI ... Donor Insemination
~DP… Dancing Partner; spouse, or significant other
~DPO ... Days Post-ovulation
~DS… Dear Son
~Dx ... Diagnosis
~Endo ... Endometriosis
~EC… Embryo Cyro/Freezing
~EDD… Estimated Due Date
~EPT ... Early Pregnancy Test
~ET ... Embryo Transfer
~EWCM ... Egg White Cervical Mucus
~FF … Fertility Friend
~FMU … First Morning Urine
~FTTA ... Fertile Thoughts To All
~FRER... First Response Early Response
~FX… Fingers Crossed
~GL … Good Luck
~GP ... General Practitioner
~GWV...Get Well Vibes
~H&H … Healthy & Happy
~HCG ... Human Chorionic Gonadotropin – detected by HPTs
~HPT ... Home Pregnancy Test
~HRT ... Hormone Replacement Therapy
~HTH … Hope That Helps
~IF ... Infertility
~IPS … Imaginary Pregnancy Symptoms
~IUI… Intrauterine Insemination
~IVF ... In Vitro Fertilization
~LH… Luteinizing Hormone0 detected by OPKs
~LMP ... Last Menstrual Period (start date)
~LO ... Love Olympics (Love Making)
~LOL ... Laugh Out Loud or Lots Of Love
~LP ... Luteal Phase
~LPD ... Luteal Phase Defect
~M/C.... Miscarriage
~M/S … Morning Sickness
~NP ... Nurse Practitioner
~OV (O) … Ovulation. Variants: Oed, Oing
~OB... Obstetrician/Gynecologist
~OMG … Oh My God
~OPK ... Ovulation Predictor Kit
~P&PT … Prayer & Positive Thoughts
~PG ... Pregnant
~PI ... Primary Infertility
~PMS ... Pre-menstrual Syndrome
~POF ... Premature Ovarian Failure
~POAS … Pee On a Stick
~PROM ... Premature Rupture of Membranes
~PUTB ... Pillow Under The Butt
~PV … Positive Vibes, pregnancy vibes,
~RE… Reproductive Endocronolgist- doctor who specialized in fertility problems
~ROFLMAO ... Rolling On Floor Laughing My *ss Off
~RPL ... Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
~RPS … Real Pregnancy Symptoms
~RSA ... Recurrent Spontaneous Abortion
~Rx ... Prescription
~SA ... Semen Analysis
~SI ... Secondary Infertility
~SO ... Significant Other
~STD ... Sexually Transmitted Disease
~SV … Sticky Vibes
~TR… Tubal Reversal
~TTC … Trying To Conceive
~TPQ... Time Pass Quickly
~TWW... Two Week Wait
~U/S ... Ultrasound
~UTI ... Urinary Tract Infection
~WBC ... White Blood Cells
~WTG … Way To Go

A BIG thank you to *Kiliki* for my beautiful siggy!

Last edited by Wishinfor2ndblessing; March 28th, 2012 at 11:21 AM.
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February 10th, 2012, 10:33 AM
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Thanks! I needed this!

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March 28th, 2012, 10:29 AM
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This is a great resource. I did find one that isn't on the list though, what is TWW?

ETA: FRER is another one I'm seeing that isn't on here.

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March 28th, 2012, 11:19 AM
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Two Week Wait

Thank you, this has been updated

A BIG thank you to *Kiliki* for my beautiful siggy!

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March 28th, 2012, 07:43 PM
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Thanks for the list. I may be the only one who can't figure this out but what is, wondfo and ic???

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March 28th, 2012, 08:07 PM
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IC is internet cheapies and Wondfo is a type of them. You can find them on Amazon super cheap.
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March 28th, 2012, 10:30 PM
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Thank you Becky and Congratulations!!

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March 29th, 2012, 03:49 AM
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rainbow baby:someone that is pregnant again after a loss

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Thanks!! I really need this, I sometimes had no idea what you ladies were talking about
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