TTC Lingo…

I figured i would post on here the TTC Lingo. When we first started it took me forever to figure out what people where talking about from DH to 2WW. I was so lost. Here is your Cheat Sheet. šŸ™‚ As i write posts in the beginning i will try to remember to put what they mean right beside it but i’ve been doing this for 3 years so i may not always remember its second nature to me now.

AF ~ Aunt Flow (period)

AHI ~ At-Home Insemination

AI ~ Artificial Insemination

BD ~ Baby Dance

BBT ~ Basal Body Temperature

Beta, beta hCG ~ Serum Pregnancy Test: qualitative (yes/no) or quantitative (numeric level)

BFN ~ Big Fat Negative

BFP ~ Big Fat Positive

CD ~ Cycle Day

CM ~ Cervical Mucus

CP ~ Cervical Position

DH ~Dearest Husband

DPO ~ Days Past Ovulation

DTD ~ Do the Deed

ENDO ~ Endometriosis

EPT ~ Early Pregnancy Test

EWCM ~ Eggwhite Cervical Mucus

FMU ~ First Morning Urine

FM ~ Fertility Monitor

HCG, HCG ` Human Chronic Gonadotropin

HCP ~ Health Care Practitioner

HPT ~ Home Pregnancy Test

IF ~ Infertility

IM ~ Intra-Muscular (injections)

IVF ~ In Vitro Fertilization

IUI ~ Inter Uterine Insemination

LH ~ Luteinzing Hormone

LP ~ Luteal Phase

2WW ~ 2 Week Wait (luteal phase)

LSP ~ Low Sperm Count

MC, m/c ~ Miscarriage

MF ~ Male Factor

NP ~ Nurse Practitioner

O, OV ~ Ovualtion

OB ~ Obstetrician

OB/GYN ~ Obstetrician/Gynecologist

OHSS ~ Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome

OPK ~ Ovulation Predictor Kit

OTC ~ Over The Counter

P4 ~ Progesterone

PA ~ Physicians Assistant

PCOS ~ Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

PCP ~ Primary Care Physician

PG ~ Pregnant

PMS ~ Premenstrual Syndrome

RE ~ Reproductive Endocrinologist

RPL ~ Recurrent Pregnancy Loss

Rx ~ Prescription

SA ~ Semen Analysis

S/b, SB Stillbirth

SI ~ Secondary Infertility

SO ~ Significant Other

TTC ~ Trying to conceive

Tx ~ Treatment

TIA ~ Thanks in advance

TAB ~ Taking A Break

TMI ~ Too Much Information

UR ~ Urologist

US, u/s ~ Ultrasound

UTI ~ Urinary Tract Infection


2 thoughts on “TTC Lingo…

    • Go right ahead, its not a complete list but its all the ones i use or think i may use in the future. yea when i first started i was on and id have to flip from page to page to figure it out. I remember the first post i had ever read i sat there looking at them like i was 90 trying to figure out what lol ment.

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