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Filed under: Trying to Conceive i know this isnt a Q but it will help alot of ppl?

by on Sep 18th, 2010

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A
AAMOF – As A Matter Of Fact
ACA – Anti-Cardiolopin Antibodies
ADN – Any Day Now
AF – Aunt Flo – Menstrual Cycle
AH,AZH – Assisted Hatching
AHI – At-home Insemination
AI – Artificial Insemination
AIH – Artificial Insemination from Husband
AKA – Also Known As
AO – Anovulation
AOA,AVA – Anti-ovarian Antibody
ART – Assisted Reproductive Technology
ATM – At The Moment
AWOL – A Woman On Lupron
B
B4 – Before
B4N – Before Now
BA – Baby Aspirin
BABYDUST – Good wishes vibe for getting pregnant
BBL – Be Back Later
BBT – Basal Body Temperature
BBs – BooBies AKA Breasts
B/C – BeCause
BC – Birth Control
BCP – Birth Control Pills
BD – Baby Dance (intercourse)
BF – BreastFed, BoyFriend
BFN – Big Fat Negative
BFP – Big Fat Positive!
BIL – Brother inlaw

C
C# – Cycle Number
CB – Cycle Buddy
CD – Cycle Day
CF – Cervical Fluid
CM – Cervical Mucus
CP – Cervical Position
CNM – CertifiedNurseMidwife

D
DA – Dear Angel
DH – Dear Husband
DP – Dear Partner
DD – Dear daughter
DS – Dear Son
DSD – Dear Step-Daughter
DSS – Dear Step-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

E
E2 – Estradiol
EB,EMB – Endometrial Biopsy
EDD – Estimated Due Date
ENDO – Endometriosis
EG – Evil Grin
EOD – End Of Discussion
EPO – Evening Primrose Oil
EPT – Early Pregnancy Test
ESP – ESPecially
ET – Embryo Transfer
EW,EWCM – Eggwhite Cervical Mucus

F
FET – Frozen Embryo Transfer
FHR – Fetal Heart Rate
FIL – Father in law
FP – Follicular Phase
FSH – Follicle Stimulating Hormone
FBOW – For Better Or Worse
FTTA – Fertile Thoughts To All
FUR – False Unicorn Root
FV – Fertile Vibes
FYA – For Your Amusement
FYI – For Your Information

G
G – Grin
GAFIA – Get Away From It All
GAL- Get A Life
GFY – Good For You
GG- Gotta Go
GIFT – Gamete Intra-fallopianTransfer
GMTA – Great Minds Think Alike
GnRH – Gonadotropin Releasing Hormone
GP – General Practitioner

H
HAGD – Have A Great Day
HAND – Have A Nice Day
hCG,HCG – Human Chorionic Gonadotropin
hMG,HMG – Human Menopausal Gonadotropin
HPT – Home Pregnancy Test
HRT – Hormone Replacement Therapy
HSC – Hysteroscopy
HSG – Hysterosalpingogram
HTH – Hope That Helps
HUTH – Hang Up The Horns

I
IAC – In Any Case
IAE – In Any Event
ICI – Intra-cervical Insemination
ICSI – Intra-cytoplasmic Sperm Injection
ICBW – I Could Be Wrong
IDTT – I’ll Drink To That
IIRC – If I Recall Correctly
IM – Instant Message (Instant Messaging)
IF – Infertility
IMAO – In My Arrogant Opinion
IMBO – In My Biased Opinion
IMCO – In My Considered Opinion
IME – In My Experience
IMHO – In My Honest/Humble Opinion
IMNSHO – In My Not So Humble Opinion
IMO – In My Opinion
INPO – In No Particular Order
IOW – In Other Words
IRL – In Real Life
ITI – Intra-tubal Insemination
IUI – Intra-uterine Insemination
IVF – InVitro Fertilization

J
JIC – Just In Case
J/K – Just Kidding
JMO – Just My Opinion
JTYWLTK – Just Thought You Would Like To Know

K
KISS – Keep It Simple Sweetheart (Stupid)
KUP – Keep us posted
KWIM – Know What I Mean

L
LAP – Laparoscopy
LH – Luteinizing Hormone
LMP – Last Menstrual Period (startdate)
LMAO – Laughing My Ankles (A**) Off
LMBO – Laughing My Butt Off
LO – Love Olympics (sex)
LOL – Laugh Out Loud
LP – Luteal Phase
LPD – Luteal Phase Defect
LSP – Low Sperm Count
LUF,LUFS – Luteinized Unruptured Follicle Syndrome

M
MC,m/c – Miscarriage
MF – MaleFactor
MIFT – Micro Injection Fallopian Transfer
MIL – Mother in law
M/S, MS – Morning Sickness

N
NA (N/A) – Not Applicable, Not Appropriate
NAK – Nursing At Keyboard
Newbie – New to the Internet or Bulletin Board
NFP – Natural Family Planning
NIPing – Nursing In Public
NMP – Not My Problem
NP – No Problem
NPI – No Pun Intended
NRN – No Reply Necessary
NT – No Text

O
O – Ovulation, Ovulated
OB – Obstetrician
OB/GYN – Obstetrician/Gynecologist
OC – Oral Contraceptives
OD – Ovulatory Dysfunction
OHT – One-Handed Typing
OP – Other Poster/Original Poster
OIC – Oh I (C) See
OMG – Oh My God
OPK – Ovulation Predictor Kit
OPT – Ovulation Predictor Test
OT – Off Topic
OTOH – On The Other Hand
OTS – Off The Subject
OTC – Over The Counter

P
PPAF – Post-Pardom Aunt Flo
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
POAS – Pee on a stick (Home Pregnancy Test)
PPL – PeoPLe
PTL – Praise The Lord
PU – That Stinks

R
RE – Reproductive Endocrinologist
R-FSH – Recombinant Human Follicle Stimulating Hormone
RI – Reproductive Immunologist
Rx – Prescription

S
SA – Semen Analysis
SAHD – Stay-At-Home Dad
SAHM – Stay-At-Home Mom
SB – Step-Brother
SBT – Sad But True
SD – Step-Daughter / Step-Dad
SFAIAA – So Far As I Am Aware
SF – Step-Father
SFMP – Sorry For Multiple Posts
SHG – Sonohysterogram
SIL – Sister in law
SITD – Still In The Dark
SM – Step-Mom (Mother)
SNS – Supplemental Nursing System
SMEP – Sperm Meets Egg Plan
SS – Step-Son / Step-Sister
SO – Significant Other
STD – Sexually Transmitted Disease

T
TAFT – That’s A Frightening Thought
TAYL – Talk At You Later
TCOYF -Taking Care of Your Fertility
TFIC – Tongue Firmly In Cheek
THX – Thanks
TIA- Thanks In Advance
TIC – Tongue In Cheek
TIME – Tears In My Eyes
TMI – Too Much Information
toh – typing one-handed
TPTB – The Powers That Be
TTC – Trying To Conceive
TTFN – Ta-Ta For Now
TTYL – Talk To You Later
TTYS – Talk To You Soon
TWIMC – To Whom It May Concern
TWW – Two week wait (also 2WW)
TY – Thank You
TYVM – Thank You Very Much
TR – Tubal Reversal
Tx – Treatment

U
UR – Urologist
U/S – Ultrasound
UTI – Urinary Tract Infection

V
V – Vasectomy
VR – Vasectomy Reversal

W
WAHD – Work-At-Home-Dad
WAHM – Work-At-Home-Mom
WB – Welcome Back
WFM – Works For Me
WEG – Wicked Evil Grin
W/O – WithOut
WNL – Within Normal Limits
WOHM – Work Out of Home Mom
WRT – With Regard To
WTG – Way To Go
WTH – What The Heck??
WU? – What’s Up?
WYSIWYG – What You See Is What You Get

Z
ZIFT – Zygote
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Leave a Comment »6 Comments
  • elizabeth l September 19, 2010

    Thanks for explaining all the short forms. It was very helpful.

  • Anne G September 24, 2010

    thanks! there was a few that i was not quite certain about, the rest i have figured out along the way!

  • hazel September 25, 2010

    where’d you find all those or you just know them all!?
    thanks tho!

  • Rachel M September 28, 2010

    Yay this is so helpful! thanks so much :)

  • redneckrebel September 29, 2010

    Thanks, that did help!

  • Keysfergy September 30, 2010

    thanks alot

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