2WW: Two-week wait (until you can take a pregnancy test) AF: Aunt Flo(w), your menstrual period AH: Assisted Hatching (Assisting the egg open up so it sticks better). Thanks Kate! BBT: Basal Body Temperature BD: Baby dance (have sex for TTC) Beta: Blood pregnancy test that looks for HCG levels and may be done several times. BFN: Big Fat Negative (pregnancy test result) BFP: Big Fat Positive (pregnancy test result) CD: Cycle Day(Thanks Brooke!) DC: Dear Child DD: Dear Daughter DF: Dear/Darn Fiance' DH: Dear/Darn Husband DOR: Diminished Ovarian Reserve (Thanks Brooke!) DP: "Dancing" partner; spouse or significant other DPO: Days Past Ovulation DS: Dear Son EDC: Estimated Date of Confinement (an old fashioned way of saying "Due Date") ET: Embryo Transfer FD: Fun Dancing (having sex for fun and not TTC) FET: Frozen Embryo Transfer FMU: First morning urine (best urine for pregnancy testing) GIFT: Gamete IntraFallopian Transfer HCG (hCG): Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (pregnancy hormone) HPT: Home Pregnancy Test HSG: Hysterosalpingogram (Dye x-ray test to see if tubes are blocked) ICSI: IntraCytoplasmic Sperm Injection IUI: IntraUterine Insemination IVF: In Vitro Fertilization LMP: Last Menstrual Period MFIF: Male Factor Infertility (Thanks Brooke!) O: Ovulation OPK: Ovulation Predictor Kit PCOS (POS): Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome PG: Pregnant PGD: Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis(Checking embryos prior to implanting--Thanks Ellie!) POAS: Pee On A Stick (check for pregnancy) PUPO: Pregnant Until Proven Otherwise (Thanks, Jen!) RE: Reproductive Endocirnologist (doctor who specializes in infertility) SA: Semen Analysis Stims: Medications taken to stimulate ovulation TAB: Taking A Break (from TTC) Trigs or Triggers: A warning put on a post that contains information that may be upsetting to some if they're having a tough day. Often used with posts announcing BFPs. A Trigger is also an injection used to induce ovulation. TTC: Trying to Conceive ZIFT: Zygote IntraFallopian Transfer
If you think of others, just post them below and I'll add them in.
Thank you for all for the info about the cost of meds, etc. I still have time to let this all process in my mind. Cheering everyone on for successful cycles and we can get the BFP train moving! Going to start praying alittle harder to St. Gerard and hopefully God hear's DD's prayers as well because she keeps asking for a baby brother or sister each night she goes to bed. Makes me sad though View Thread
Janet (32), DH (33) 2004-2005 9 clomid cycles with 2 IUI's-DD born 9/6/06 8/07 ruptured ectopic, lost left tube 11/09 Clomid/IUI BFN, 12/09 Clomid/IUI chemical pregnancy 6/10 right ectopic
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