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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

CIO - Cry It Out

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

ITA - I totally agree

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


LMAO - Laughing My A$$ 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


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

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