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pattyandthemoos July 5th, 2011 06:39 PM

Abbreviation list
General Abbreviations
BF boyfriend
BIL brother-in-law
BRB be right back
BTDT been there done that
BTW by the way
DD dear daughter
DF dear fiancee
DH dear husband
DP dear partner
DS dear son
DSD dear stepdaughter
DSS dear stepson
DW dear wife
FFA free for all
FIL father-in-law
FTR for the record
F/U follow-up
FWIW for what it's worth
GG good going
GJ good job
GL good luck
GMTA great minds think alike
GTKY get to know you
HTH hope this helps
IDK I don't know
IMHO in my humble opinion
IMO in my opinion
IRL in real life
ITA I totally agree
J/K just kidding
KWIM know what I mean
KUP keep us posted
LMBO laughing my butt off
LOL laughing out loud
MIL mother-in-law
NMS not my style
NP no problem
OMG oh my gosh
OP original poster
OT off topic
OTOH on the other hand
PP previous poster
P&PTs prayers and positive thoughts
ROFL rolling on floor laughing
ROFLMBO rolling on floor laughing my butt off
ROFLOL rolling on floor laughing out loud
SAHD stay-at-home dad
SAHM stay-at-home mom
SIL sister-in-law
SO significant other
STBX soon to be ex
T&Psthoughts and prayers
TFS thanks for sharing
TIA thanks in advance
TMI too much information
TTFN ta-ta for now
TTYL talk to you later
TY thank you
WAHD work at home dad
WAHM work at home mom
WB welcome back
WTG way to go
WWYD what would you do?
YW you're welcome

TTC Abbreviations
2ww 2 week wait
AF Aunt Flo (ie: period)
BBT basal body temperature
BD baby dancing
BCP birth control pills
BFP big fat positive
BFN big fat negative
CD cycle day
CF cervical fluid
CM cervical mucus
DI donor insemination
DPO days past ovulation
DPT days past transfer
DTD do the deed
Dx diagnosis
ENDO endometrosis
ET embryo transfer
EWCM egg white cervical mucus
FET frozen embryo transfer
FF Fertility Friend
FMU first morning urine
FRER First Response Early Results
HCG Human Chorionic Gonadotropin
HPT home pregnancy test
IB implantation bleeding
IC internet cheapie
IUI intrauterine insemination
IVF in vitro fertilization
LP luteal phase
NFP natural family planning
NTNP not trying not preventing
O ovulation
OPK ovulation prediction kit
PCOS Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
PMS pre-menstrual syndrome
POAS pee on a stick
RE reproductive endocrinologist
TR tubal reversal
TTC trying to conceive
TTA trying to avoid
WTO waiting to ovulate
WTTC waiting to try to conceive

Pregnancy Abbreviations
CNM certified nurse midwife
DDB due date buddy
DDC due date club
CS Cesarean section
EDD estimated due date
ELV easy labor vibes
EPI epidural
EPO Evening Primrose Oil
H&H happy & healthy (9 months)
HBAC home birth after cesarean
M/C miscarriage
MS morning sickness
MW midwife
NP nurse practitioner
OB obstetrician/gynecologist
PG pregnant
PIT pitocin
PP postpartum
U/S ultrasound
VBAC vaginal birth after Cesarean
VBA2C vaginal birth after 2 Cesarean's

Baby/Mom Abbreviations
BC birth control
BF breastfeeding
BM breast milk
BOTW baby of the week
DITL day in the life
EBF exclusively breastfeeding OR extended breastfeeding
EP exclusively pumping
ERF extended rear facing
FF formula feeding OR forward facing (depending on context)
LO little one
MOTW mom of the week
NAK Nursing at keyboard
RF rear facing
V vasectomy
P&P pack-n-play
PR playroom
Pedi pediatrician

pauriemmo January 13th, 2012 08:17 AM

Re: Abbreviation list
What does CBE, SMU and HG stand for? Some of these are so off-the-wall, I would've never figured them out.

mommyfirst11 May 5th, 2012 04:45 PM

Re: Abbreviation list
I needed this. Thanx

angiepangie April 24th, 2014 11:49 AM

Re: Abbreviation list
This is sooooooooo helpful!!! Thank you!

andrews_sweetie June 30th, 2014 02:07 PM

Re: Abbreviation list

Originally Posted by pauriemmo (Post 25463123)
What does CBE, SMU and HG stand for? Some of these are so off-the-wall, I would've never figured them out.

Yup what does HG stand for?

SweetBritt7511 April 21st, 2015 05:11 PM

Re: Abbreviation list
Thxx!! Im new to JM and this helps make sense of some of the lingo

1stTimeFingersCrossed June 18th, 2015 02:59 PM

Re: Abbreviation list
Soooo needed this!! I've been trying to figure out the abbreviations, but to no avail!!! Thanks!!

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