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    Acronyms and Lingo
    Anon_235460 posted:
    Here are some of the acronyms used

    TTC-trying to conceive
    BFN-big fat negative
    BFP-big fat positive
    DDO-days past ovulation
    BCP-birth control pills
    LMP-late period
    AF-aunt flow (period)
    BBT- basal body temperature
    TWW- two week wait (the time after ovulation until AF)
    2WW-another acronym for two week wait
    DH-dear husband
    OPK-ovulation prediction kit
    DS-dear son
    DD-dear daughter
    BD-Baby Dance (Intercourse)
    DTD- Do the Deed (Intercourse)
    BC-Birth control
    HPT-home Pregnancy test
    LP-Luteal Phase
    LH-is the hormone the OPK test for
    HCG-is the hormone HPT test for
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    Anon_235460 responded:
    Beta-Blood Test for Pregnancy
    CB-Cycle Buddy--someone on the same cycle as you
    CM- Cervical Mucous
    DC- Dear Child or Dear Children
    DF- Dear/Darn Fiance'
    DP- "Dancing" Partner; spouse or significant other
    DPO- Days Past Ovulation
    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)
    HSG- Hysterosalpingogram (checking to see if your tubes are clear)
    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
    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
    healthwellness22 replied to Anon_235460's response:
    What does AF stand for? Based on the context it is used, I can tell it's referring to your period.
    healthwellness22 replied to healthwellness22's response:
    ahh ... got it, just saw it posted "Aunt Flow"

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