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Ever wonder what all those abbreviations mean?

AF Aunt Flo

BBT Basal Body Temperature (lowest temperature, taken first thing upon waking)

BCP Birth Control Pills

BD Baby Dance (intercourse)

BFN Big Fat Negative

CD Cycle Day

CM Cervical Mucus

DH Darling or Dear Husband

DD Darling Daughter

DS Darling Son

DPO Days since ovulation (post ovulation)

EDD Estimated Due Date

EPO evening primrose oil

EW Eggwhites (the most fertile mucus looks like eggwhites)

FSH Follicle-stimulating hormone

GYN Gynecologist

GRAD Finally Pregnant

HCG Human chorionic gonadotropin (detected by pregnancy tests)

HPT Home Pregnancy Test

HSG Hysterosalpingography (injection of radio-opaque die into the uterus and fallopian tubes which is then x-rayed to see if the tubes are open and the uterus is normally shaped)

LAP laparoscopy

LH Leutenizing hormone

LMP Last menstrual period

LOL Laughing Out Loud

MIL Mother in law

O Ovulation

OB Obstetrician

OPK Ovulation predictor kit

PCT Post Coital Test

PG Pregnant

PMS Pre-Menstrual Syndrome

PROG Progesterone

RE Reproductive Endocrinologist

Rx Prescription

ROBI Robitussin (With Guifessian <<sp Ingredient)

ROTFL Rolling on the floor laughing

SA Semen Analysis

SIL Sister-in-law

SAHM Stay at home mom

TCOYF Taking Charge Of Your Fertility by Toni Weschler

US Ultrasound

TR Tubal Reversal

TTYL Talk to you later

VR Vasecetomy Reversal

VBAC Vaginal Birth After C-Section

VIT Vitamins

YI Yeast infection


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