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    TTC & Pregnancy Abbreviations
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    Byroney_WebMD_Staff posted:

    Confused about what all of those TTC (trying to conceive) and PG (pregnancy) abbreviations mean? Here's a list to help you decode them.

    2WW: Two-Week Wait (until you can take a pregnancy test)
    AF: Aunt Flo(w), your menstrual period
    BBT: Basal Body Temperature
    BD: Baby Dance (Have sex for TTC)
    Beta: Blood Test for Pregnancy
    BFN: Big Fat Negative (pregnancy test result)
    BFP: Big Fat Positive (pregnancy test result)
    CB: Cycle Buddy--someone on the same cycle as you
    CM: Cervical Mucous
    DC: Dear Child or Dear Children
    DD : Dear Daughter
    DF: Dear/Darn Fiance'
    DH: Dear/Darn Husband
    DP: "Dancing" Partner; spouse or significant other
    DPO: Days Past Ovulation
    DS: Dear Son
    DTD: Doing The Deed (having sex)
    ECP: Evil Crotch Pain
    EDC: Estimated Date of Confinement (an old fashioned way of saying "Due Date")
    EDD: Estimated Date of Delivery (Due Date)
    EWCM: Egg-White Cervical Mucous
    ET: Egg Transfer
    FD: Fun Dancing (having sex for recreation and not because you're ovulating)
    FMU: First Morning Urine (the urine best for HPTs)
    HCG (hCG): Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (pregnancy hormone)
    HSG: Hysterosalpingogram (checking to see if your tubes are clear)
    HPT: Home Pregnancy Test
    ICSI: Intra-Cytoplasmic Sperm Injection (microfertilization)
    IVF: In Vitro Fertilization
    IUI: Intra-Uterine Insemination (a ride for the semen closer to your egg)
    LMP: Last Menstrual Period
    LP: Luteal Phase; the time between ovulation and Aunt Flow
    O: Ovulation
    OPK: Ovulation Predictor Kit
    PCOS (POS): Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
    PG: Pregnant
    POAS: Pee On A Stick (check for pregnancy)
    RE: Reproductive Endocrinologist, a doctor who is a fertility expert
    SA: Semen Analysis
    TTC: Trying to conceive

    Teams:

    Blue Team = Having a Boy
    Pink Team = Having a Girl
    Green Team = Going to find out gender, but don't know yet
    Yellow Team = Not going to find out gender
    Purple Team = Know gender, but not telling
    Plaid Team = Girl/Boy Twins

    HTH (hope that helps)!

    Byroney
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