TTC Acronyms

Trying to Conceive Acronyms

 2ww- Two Week Wait; luteal phase- 14 days after ovulation

AF- Aunt Flo; menstruation- period

AH- Assisted Hatching

AHI- At-home Insemination

AO-Anovulation

AOA- Anti-Ovarian Antibody

ART- Assisted Reproductive Technology

Baby Aspirin- children’s aspirin only contains 81 mg of aspirin; believed to help with fertility

BBT- Basal Body Temperature

BCP- Birth Control Pills

BD- Baby Dance

Beta- Blood test for PG

BFN- Big Fat Negative

BFP- Big Fat Positive

BMS- Baby Making Sex

C#- Cycle Number

CB- Cycle Buddy

CF- Cervical Fluid

CD- Cycle Day

CL- Corpus Luteum

CM- Cervical Mucus

CNM- Certified Nurse Midwife

CP- Cervical Position

CYE- Check Your Email

DB- Discussion Boards

DD- Dear Daughter

DH- Dear Husband

DI- Donor Insemination

DP- Dancing Partner, Spouse or Significant Other

DPO- Days Past Ovulation

DPR- Days Past Retrieval

DPT- Days Past Transfer

DTD- Doing the Dance, Baby Dance, Sex

Dx- Diagnosis

EC- Embryo Cryo;Freezing

EDD-Estimated Due Date

EPO- Evening Primrose Oil; known to help women produce better ” egg white CM”

ER- Egg Retrieval

ET- Egg Transfer

EWCM- Egg-white Cervical Mucus

FET- Frozen Embryo Transfer

FHR- Fetal Heart Rate

FP-  Follicular Phase

FSH- Follicle Stimulating Hormone

FTTA- Fertile Thoughts To All

hCG- Human Chorionic Gonadotropin; detected in Home Pregnancy Tests

hMG- Human Menopausal Gonadotropin

HPT- Home Pregnancy Tests

HSG- Hysterosalpingogram; x-ray

ICI- Intra-cervical Insemination

ICSI- Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection

IF- Infertility

IUI- Intrauterine Insemination

IVF- In Vitro Fertilization

LH- Luteinizing Hormone; detected in the Ovulation Predictor Kits

LMP-  Last Menstrual Period

LP- Luteal Phase, the days between Ovulation and Aunt Flo

LSP-  Low Sperm Count

MC-  Miscarriage; M/C also

OB/GYN – Obstetrician/Gynecologist

OV or O- Ovulation

OPK- Ovulation Predictor Kit

PCO- Polycystic Ovaries

PCOD- Polycystic Ovary Disease

PCOS- Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

PID- Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

POAS- Pee On A Stick

PG- Pregnant

PNV- Prenatal Vitamin

RE- Reproductive Endocrinologist; doctor who specializes in fertility problems

SA- Semen Analysis

SAHM- Stay-At-Home Mom

SO- Significant Other

SOD- Sex on Demand

TCOYF- Taking Charge of Your Fertility

TR-Tubal Reversal

TTC- Trying to Conceive

V- Vasectomy

VR- Vasectomy Reversal

WNL-  Within Normal Limits

YI- Yeast Infection

ZIFT – Zygote Intra-fallopian Transfer

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