Our Crazy Lingo

"Here I Am" by Kath D.
I thought perhaps some of you may not always know exactly what I am talking about.  The military ruined me with bizarre acronyms - I can't seem to get away from them!  


So to make things easier on all of you that are not or have not been involved in the BD, aka "Baby Dance" ... here you go:
  • 2WW - Two Week Wait (aka, LP)
  • AF - Aunt Flo (aka, menstruation)
  • AMA - Advanced Maternal Age
  • BD - Baby Dance (aka, insemination)
  • BFN - Big Fat Negative (aka, not pregnant)
  • BFP - Big Fat Positive (aka, PREGNANT!)
  • CD - Cycle Day of menstrual cycle
  • CM - Cervical Mucus
  • DPO - Days Past Ovulation
  • EDD - Estimated Due Date
  • FET - Frozen Embryo Transfer
  • hCG - Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (detected by HPTs)
  • HPT - Home Pregnancy Test
  • HSG - Hysterosalpingogram
  • IUI - Intrauterine Insemination
  • IVF - In Vitro Fertilization
  • LH - Luteinizing Hormone (detected in OPKs)
  • LP - Luteal Phase (days between OV and AF)
  • OV - Ovulation
  • OPK - Ovulation Predictor Kit
  • PNV - Prenatal Vitamin
  • RE - Reproductive Endocronolgist (doctor who specializes in fertility issues)
  • SAHM - Stay At Home Mom
  • TTC - Trying To Conceive
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