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TTC ACRONYM GLOSSARY

TTC acronym glossary

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Trying To Conceive (TTC) Acronym Guide & Glossary

AACA: Anti-Cardiolopin AntibodiesADN: Any Day NowAF: Aunt Flo: Menstrual CycleAH: Assisted HatchingAHI: At-home InseminationAI: Artificial InseminationAIH: Artificial Insemination from HusbandAO: AnovulationAOA,AVA: Anti-ovarian AntibodyART: Assisted Reproductive TechnologyAWOL: A Woman On LupronBBA: Baby AspirinBABYDUST: Good wishes, ‘lucky dust’ sprinkled on TTCers for getting pregnantBCP: Birth Control PillsBBT: Basal Body TemperatureBD: Baby DanceBFN: Big Fat NegativeBFP: Big Fat Positive BIL: Brother In LawCCB: Cycle BuddyCD: Cycle DayCF: Cervical FluidCL: Corpus LuteumCM: Cervical MucusCP: Cervical PositionDDB: Dear Boyfriend or Discussion BoardsDH: Dear HusbandDP: Dear PartnerDD: Dear daughterDS: Dear SonDPO: Days Post-OvulationDPR: Days Post-RetrievalDPT: Days Post-TransferDUST, also BABYDUST: Good wishes, ‘lucky dust’ sprinkled on TTCers for getting pregnantEE2: EstradiolEB: Endometrial Biopsy EC: Embryo Cyro/FreezingEDD: Estimated Due DateENDO: EndometriosisEP: Ectopic PregnancyEPO: Evening Primrose OilEPT: Early Pregnancy TestET: Egg TransferEW, EWCM: Eggwhite Cervical MucusFFET: Frozen Embryo TransferFHR: Fetal Heart RateFIL: Father in LawFM: Fertility MonitorFP: Follicular PhaseFT: Fallopian TubesFSH: Follicle Stimulating Hormone FV: Fertile VibesG GIFT: Gamete Intrafallopian TransferGnRH: Gonadotropin Releasing HormoneGP: General PractitionerH HCG: Human Chorionic GonadotropinHMG: Human Menopausal Gonadotropin HPT: Home Pregnancy TestHRT: Hormone Replacement TherapyHSC: HysteroscopyHSG: Hysterosalpingogram HSS: Hyperstimulation SyndromeIICI: Intracervical InseminationICSI: Intracytoplasmic Sperm InjectionIF: InfertilityITI: Intratubal InseminationIUI: Intrauterine InseminationIVF: InVitro FertilizationLLAP: LaparoscopyLH: Luteinizing HormoneLP: Luteal PhaseLPD: Luteal Phase DefectLUFS: Luteinized Unruptured Follicle SyndromeMMC, m/c: MiscarriageMF: MaleFactorMFP: MaleFactor PakMIFT: Micro Injection Fallopian TransferMIL: Mother in lawM/S: Morning Sickness OO, OV: OvulationOB/GYN: Obstetrician/GynecologistOC: Oral ContraceptivesOD: Ovulatory DysfunctionOPK: Ovulation Predictor KitP PPAF: Post Partum Aunt FloPCO: Polycystic OvariesPCOS: Polycystic Ovary SyndromePCP: Primary Care PhysicianPCT: Post Coital TestPG: PregnantPID: Pelvic Inflammatory DiseasePMS: Pre-Menstrual SyndromePNV: Prenatal VitaminPOAS: Pee on a stick (Home Pregnancy Test)RRE: Reproductive EndocrinologistR-FSH: Recombinant Human Follicle Stimulating HormoneRI: Reproductive ImmunologistSSA: Semen AnalysisSAHD: Stay-At-Home Dad SAHM: Stay-At-Home Mom SC: Sperm CountSHG: SonohysterogramSIL: Sister in lawSMEP: Sperm Meets Egg PlanSNS: Supplemental Nursing SystemSO: Significant OtherTTCOYF: Taking Charge of Your Fertility, by Tony WeschlerTTC: Trying To ConceiveTWW, 2WW: Two week wait TR: Tubal ReversalUUR: UrologistUS, U/S: UltrasoundUTI: Urinary Tract InfectionVV: VasectomyVR: Vasectomy ReversalWWNL: Within Normal LimitsYYI: Yeast InfectionZZIFT: Zygote Intra-fallopian Transfer © Rhea Care, Inc. 2012

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