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What are all of the little codes used on this website

such as DH, and the like. Some of them are really easy to figure out but others have me stumped. Is there an abbreviations for dummys link I am not seeing?

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Asked by MsMariaC at 12:16 PM on May. 20, 2011 in About CafeMom

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  • dh-darling husband
    dd-darling daughter
    ds-darling son
    sd-step daughter
    BM-baby mother or birth mom
    MIL-mother in law
    FIL-father in law
    SIL-sister in law
    BIL-brother in law
    KWIM-know what i mean
    OP-original poster
    PP-previous poster
    TTC-trying to conceive

    I cant think of anymore right now....but this should give you a decent overview

    Answer by macksmom716 at 12:21 PM on May. 20, 2011

  • DH- Dear Husband
    DD- Dear daughter
    DS- Dear son
    MIL- Mother in law
    FIL- Father in law

    Answer by gemgem at 12:22 PM on May. 20, 2011

  • 2WW=two week wait (time after ovulation before you can take a pregnancy test), AF=Aunt Flo (e.g. menstrual period), BBT=basal body temperature (used to calculate a woman's fertile days), BCP=birth control pill, BD=baby dance (sex), BFN=big fat negative (on a pregnancy test), BFP=big fat positive (pregnancy test), CD=cycle day, CM=cervical mucous (conducts sperm to the egg), CY=cycle, DPO=days past ovulation, EPT=early pregnancy test, EWCM=egg white cervical mucous (best for optimum sperm travel), FRER=First Response Early Result (pregnancy test), FMU=first morning urine (best time to take a pregnancy test), HPT=home pregnancy test, LMP=last menstrual period (start date), LP=luteal phase (days after ovulation before start of next period), O=ovulation, OPK=ovulation predictor kit, POAS=pee on a stick (e.g. take a pregnancy test), RE=reproductive endocrinologist, SA=semen analysis...

    Answer by Octobersmom at 12:25 PM on May. 20, 2011

  • TCOYF=Taking Charge of Your Fertility (book by Toni Weschler about natural methods to achieve and avoid pregnancy, see resources below), TTA=trying to avoid (getting pregnant), TTC=trying to conceive, HCG=human chorionic gonadotropin (hormone produced by a pregnant woman that is detected by pregnancy tests) and HSG=hysterosalpingogram (test to see if Fallopian tubes are working).
    EDD=estimated due date, M/S=morning sickness, PG=pregnant, PNV=prenatal vitamin and U/S=ultrasound.

    Read more: How to Understand Pregnancy Message Board Acronyms |

    Read more: How to Understand Pregnancy Message Board Acronyms |

    Answer by Octobersmom at 12:26 PM on May. 20, 2011

  • BF=breast feed, BM=breast milk, D&C=dilation and curettage (often performed after a miscarriage), DC=dear child, DD=dear daughter, DH=dear husband, DS=dear son, EBM=expressed breast milk (milk manually extracted using a breast pump), FF=formula feed, LLL=La Leche League (breastfeeding organization), M/C=miscarriage, SAHM=stay at home mom, WAHM=work at home mom and WOHM=work outside the home mom.

    Read more: How to Understand Pregnancy Message Board Acronyms |

    Answer by Octobersmom at 12:26 PM on May. 20, 2011

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