Abbreviations -pg120775512685

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pamj - April 9

I am still fairly new to the board and know what most of the abbreviations mean, like AF and TTC, but not sure of some of the rest - is there a list somewhere that you can go to so that I can know what you ladies are talking about?

 

Jessicab3 - April 9

I have a list I copied from somewhere?? I will paste it for you here. =)

 

Jessicab3 - April 9

2WW = 2-Week Wait, tww AF = Aunt Flo (menstruation) AH, AZH = a__sisted Hatching AHI = At-home Insemination AI = Artificial Insemination AIH = Artificial Insemination from Husband AO = Anovulation AOA, AVA = Anti-ovarian Antibody ART = a__sisted Reproductive Technology AWOL = A Woman On Lupron B2 = Baby Two (mailing list) BA = Baby Aspirin BBT = Basal Body Temperature BCP = Birth Control Pills BD = Baby Dance (s_x) BFN = Big Fat Negative BFP = Big Fat Positive! BIL = Brother in law C# = Cycle Number CB = Cycle Buddy CD = Cycle Day CF = Cervical Fluid CM = Cervical Mucus CP = Cervical Position CNM = Certified Nurse Midwife DH = Darling (Dear) Husband DP = Darling Partner DD = Darling daughter DS = Darling Son D&C = Dilation & Curettage D&E = Dilation & Evacuation DPO = Days Post-Ovulation DPC = Days Since Last Clomid pill was taken DPR = Days Post-Retrieval DPT = Days Post-Transfer Dx = Diagnosis E2 = Estradiol EB, EMB = Endometrial Biopsy EDD = Estimated Due Date ENDO = Endometriosis EPO = Evening Primrose Oil EPT = Early Pregnancy Test ET = Embryo Transfer EW, EWCM = Eggwhite Cervical Mucus FET = Frozen Embryo Transfer FHR = Fetal Heart Rate FIL = Father in law FP = Follicular Phase FSH = Follicle Stimulating Hormone FTTA = Fertile Thoughts To All FUR = False Unicorn Root FV = Fertile Vibes GIFT = Gamete Intra-fallopian Transfer GnRH = Gonadotropin Releasing Hormone GP = General Pract_tioner hCG, HCG = Human Chorionic Gonadotropin hMG, HMG = Human Menopausal Gonadotropin HPT = Home Pregnancy Test HRT = Hormone Replacement Therapy HSC = Hysteroscopy HSG = Hysterosalpingogram ICI = Intra-cervical Insemination ICSI = Intra-cytoplasmic Sperm Injection IF = Infertility ITI = Intra-tubal Insemination IUI = Intra-uterine Insemination IVF = In Vitro Fertilization LAP = Laparoscopy LH = Luteinizing Hormone LMP = Last Menstrual Period (start date) LMAO = Laughing My a__s Off LO = Love Olympics (s_x) LOL = Laugh Out Loud LP = Luteal Phase LPD = Luteal Phase Defect LSP = Low Sperm Count LUF, LUFS = Luteinized Unruptured Follicle Syndrome MC, m/c, misc. = Miscarriage MF = Male Factor MIFT = Micro Injection Fallopian Transfer MIA - Missing In Action MIL = Mother in law O, OV = Ovulation OB = Obstetrician OB/GYN = Obstetrician/Gynecologist OC = Oral Contraceptives OD = Ovulatory Dysfunction 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 PG = Pregnant PID = Pelvic Inflammatory Disease PMS = Pre-menstrual Syndrome RE = Reproductive Endocrinologist R-FSH, R-hFSH = Recombinant Human Follicle Stimulating Hormone RI = Reproductive Immunologist Rx = Prescription SA = Semen a___lysis SHG, SonoHSG = Sonohysterogram SIL = Sister in law STD = S_xually Transmitted Disease TR = Tubal Reversal TTC = Trying to Conceive Tx = Treatment UR = Urologist US, u/s = Ultrasound UTI = Urinary Tract Infection V = Vasectomy VR = Vasectomy Reversal WNL = Within Normal Limits ZIFT = Zygote Intra-fallopian Transfer

 

pamj - April 9

Thanks Jessicab3 - this is great, thank you so much for doing this.

 

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