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  • Acronyms Guide

    Published on 09-18-2012 05:57 PM

    2WW: Two-week wait (until you can take a pregnancy test)
    AF: Aunt Flo(w), your period (menses)
    BBT: Basal body temperature
    BD: Baby dance, sex
    BFN: Big fat negative (test result)
    BFP: Big fat positive (test result)
    BMS: Baby-making sex
    CB: Cycle buddy (someone who shares the same menstrual cycle/ovulation dates)
    CD: Cycle day
    CF: Cervical fluid
    CL: Corpus luteum
    CM: Cervical mucus
    CP: Cervical position
    CY: Cycle
    DI: Donor insemination
    DP: Dancing partner; spouse or significant other
    DPO: Days past ovulation
    DTD: Doing the dance, sex
    EW: Eggwhite (re: consistency of cervical mucus)
    FTTA: Fertile thoughts to all
    FMU: First morning urine
    hCG: Human chorionic gonadotropin (pregnancy hormone)
    HPT: Home pregnancy test
    IF: Infertility
    IUI: Intrauterine Insemination
    IVF: In Vitro Fertilization
    LH: Luteinizing hormone
    LMP: Last menstrual period
    LP: Luteal phase
    O: Ovulation
    OPK: Ovulation predictor kit
    PCOS (POS): Polycystic ovarian syndrome
    PG: Pregnancy, pregnant
    S/A: Sperm/semen analysis
    TCOYF: Taking Charge of Your Fertility (book)
    TTC: Trying to conceive

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