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God, can u tell I'm new to this stuff LOL What is AF,and all the other acronyms you guys are using? Thanks :)

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Asked by krysten78 at 1:20 PM on Apr. 30, 2011 in Trying to Conceive

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  • I actually had to look up AF, it's Aunt Flo. Sorry but I don't know a lot of the ttc acronyms, but here's a bump!

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:23 PM on Apr. 30, 2011

  • Thank you!! Ha!! took me a couple of mins to figure out aunt flo wasn't really someones aunt! LOL

    Comment by krysten78 (original poster) at 1:27 PM on Apr. 30, 2011

  • We were ALL new once.   Here is a link to ALL the abbreviations they use here. What do DH, DD, LOL and PIOG mean?


    Answer by vbruno at 1:27 PM on Apr. 30, 2011

  • Thanks vbruno, thats exactly what I was looking for, I appreciate it!

    Comment by krysten78 (original poster) at 1:36 PM on Apr. 30, 2011

  • Not a problem!! Happy that I could help!

    Answer by vbruno at 2:13 PM on Apr. 30, 2011

  • I didn't see many TTC acronyms on that list that was posted. So here's some I can think off the top of my head.
    RE= Reproductive endocrinologist
    CD= Cycle Day
    FS= fertility specialist
    CM= cervical mucus
    EWCM= Egg white cervical mucus (fertile kind)
    DPO= Days past ovulation
    2WW= Two-week wait (until you can take a pregnancy test)
    BBT= Basal Body Temperature
    BD= Baby dance, sex
    BFN= Big Fat Negative (test result)
    BFP= Big Fat Positive (test result)
    BD= Baby dance, sex
    FMU= First morning urine (best time to take a pregnancy test)
    S/A= Sperm/semen analysis
    HSG= Hysterosalpingogram
    POAS= pee on a stick addict


    Answer by Zombiie_Mommy at 3:39 PM on Apr. 30, 2011

  • I am new too... Thanks for asking this question... Good Luck...

    Answer by AyamiLove at 6:47 PM on Apr. 30, 2011

  • thanks for the list of acronyms, sometimes i read answers and questions and dont know what everyone is saying....

    Answer by giroirk at 10:43 PM on Apr. 30, 2011

  • dnt worry ur not the only one that didnt kno

    Answer by Ksmomma30 at 4:58 PM on May. 6, 2011

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