The Jargon

2WW = two week wait (time between ovulation and af arriving…the period of time one waits to find out if one is pregnant or not)

AF = aunt flow (aka CD1 aka my period)
BBT = basal body temperature (used to determine when ovulation occurs)
BD = baby dance (have sex)
BFN = big fat negative pregnancy test
BFP = big fat positive pregnancy test
CD = cycle day (usually bet 28 – 30 days long)
CM = Cervical Mucus (if you don’t already know…don’t ask)
DH = dear husband

DPO = days post ovulation

HPT = home pregnancy test

IF = infertility

IUI = intrauterine insemination (aka artificial insemination)

IVF = in vitro fertilization

MIL = mother-in-law

OPK = ovulation prediction kit

PCOS = polycytsic ovary syndrome

PG = pregnant

POAS = pee on a stick (in reference to a pregnancy test)

RE = reproductive endocrinologist (basically an obgyn who specializes in fertility)

SIL = sister-in-law

TTC = trying to conceive


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