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I'm an acronym queen - just ask the hubs! I can figure out any acronym plus I like to make my own.  I was destined for defense contract work I think (where they have acronymns made up of acronyms).

From time to time you'll see me use acronyms on's habit...sorry. Here's a brief guide to help you out.

2WW - Two-week wait until time to take pregnancy test (approximately 14 days after ovulation)
AW- Attention Wanted
BBs - Breasts
BC - Birth Control
BCP - Birth Control Pills
BBT - Basal Body Temperature
BD - Big Deed (baby making sex)
BF or BF'ing - Breastfeeding
BFN or BF0 - Big Fat Negative (home pregnancy test result)
BFP - Big Fat Positive (home pregnancy test result)
BIL - Brother-in-Law
BRU - Babies R Us Store
BW or B/W - Blood Work
CBEFM - Clear Blue Easy Fertility Monitor
CD - Cycle day
CDs - Cloth Diapers
CIO - Cry It Out
DD - Dear/Darling Daughter or Designated Driver
DC - Dear/Darling Child
DH - Dear/Darling Husband
DPO - Days past ovulation
EBF- Exclusively Breastfed
EBM - Expressed Breast Milk
EDD - Estimated Due Date
EP- Exclusively Pump
EPT - Early Pregnancy Test
ET - Embryo Transfer
ETA- Edited to add
FET - Frozen Embryo Transfer
FF or FF'ing - Formula Feeding
FMU - First morning urine
FP - Follicular Phase
FRER - First Response Early Response
FSH - Follicle Stimulating Hormone
HCG - Human Chorionic Gonadotropin
HOM - High Order Multiples
HPT - Home Pregnancy Test
HSG - Hysterosalpingogram
IF - Infertility
IHO- In Honor Of
IM - Intramuscular
IMO- In My Opinion
IMHO- In My Humble Opinion
IR- Insulin Resistant
IUI - Intra-uterine Insemination
IVF - In Vitro Fertilization
KU- Knocked Up  
LH - Luteinizing Hormone
LIP - Link in post
LMP - Last Menstrual Period
LO - Little one
LP - Luteal phase
MC - Miscarriage
O - Ovulation
OPK - Ovulation Predictor Kit
OV - Ovulation
OWT - Old Wives Tale
PCO, PCOD - Polycystic Ovary Disease
PCOS (POS) - Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
PG - Pregnancy or Pregnant
PIH - Pregnancy Induced Hypertension
POAS - Pee On A Stick
POTW- Picture Of The Week
PP- PostPartum
RE - Reproductive Endocrinologist
S/A - Sperm/semen analysis
SAHD - Stay At Home Dad
SAHM - Stay At Home Mom
SAHW - Stay At Home Wife
SAIFW - Success After Infertility Welcome
SI - Secondary Infertility
Sniss - Sneeze+pee
SO- Significant Other
S/O - Speaking Of
STD - Short Term Disability
STTN- Sleeping Through The Night
TCOYF - Taking Charge of Your Fertility (book)
TI - Timed Intercourse
TMI - Too Much Information
TTA - Trying to Avoid
TTC - Trying To Conceive
US or u/s - Ultrasound
UTI - Urinary Tract Infection
V - Vasectomy
VBAC - Vaginal birth after caesarian


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