Common (TTC) Abbreviations

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Many of us who are actively TTC (Trying To Conceive) or even those who have already been through the process and feel that their families already complete – tend to frequent Charting, Pregnancy or Parenting Websites that more often than not have community forums or support groups. Here are some very commonly used abbreviations used on these specific posts that we may come across! And Yes, (how cool is that?!) We have our very own lingo!

( AF ) – Aunt Flo (your Period)
( BC ) – Birth Control
( BCP ) – Birth Control Pills
( BD ) – Baby Dance
( BD ) – Baby Dust
( BFN ) – Big Fat Negative
( BFP ) – Big Fat Positive
( BMS ) – Baby Making Sex
( BPT ) – Blood Pregnancy Test
( BTDT ) – Been There Done That
( CD ) – Cycle Day
( CH ) – Crosshairs
( CL ) – Corpus Luteum
( CLD ) – Corpus Luteum Dip
( CL ) – Coverline
( CM ) – Cervical Mucous
( CNM ) – Certified Nurse Midwife
( CP ) – Cervical Position
( C ) – Cycle
( DH ) – Darling or Dear Husband
( DD ) – Darling or Dear Daughter
( DS ) – Darling or Dear Son
( DI ) – Donor Insemination
( DTD ) – Do The Deed
( Dx ) – Diagnosis
( EC ) – Embryo/Cyro Freezing
( EDD ) – Estimated Due Date
( Endo ) – Endometriosis
( EPT ) – Early Pregnancy Test
( EPT ) – Error Proof Test
( ET ) – Embryo Transfer
( ETD ) – Expected Testing Date
( EWCM ) – Egg White Cervical Mucus
( FF ) – Fertility Friend
( FRER ) – First Response Early Response
( FP ) – Follicular Phase
( Fx ) – Fingers Crossed
( HCG ) – Human Chorionic Gonadotropin
( HPT ) – Home Pregnancy Test
( HTH ) – Hope That Helps
( Hx ) – History
( IF ) – Infertility
( IUI ) – Intra-Uterine Insemination
( IVF ) – In-Vitro Fertilization
( IPS ) – Imaginary Pregnancy Symptoms
( LH ) – Leutinizing Hormone
( LH Surge ) – Leutinizing Hormone Surge
( LMP ) – Last Menstrual Period
( LO ) – Loved One
( LO ) – Love Olympics (baby making)
( LOL ) – Laugh Out Loud
( LP ) – Luteal Phase
( LPD ) – Luteal Phase Defect
( M/S ) – Miscarriage
( MW ) – Midwife
( OPK ) – Ovulation Predictor Kit
( O ) – Ovulation
( Ov ) – Ovulation
( PG ) – Pregnant
( POAS ) – Pee On A Stick
( PMS ) – Pre-Menstrual Syndrome
( P & PT ) – Prayer & Positive Thoughts
( POF ) – Premature Ovarian Failure
( PROM ) – Premature Rupture Of Membranes
(PUTB) – Pillow Under The Butt
( PV ) – Positive Vibes
( RE ) – Reproductive Endocrinologist

( RPL ) – Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
( RPS ) – Real Pregnancy Symptoms
( RSA ) – Recurrent Spontaneous Abortion
( Rx ) – Prescription
( SA ) – Semen Analysis
( SI ) – Secondary Infertility
( SO ) – Significant Other
( STD ) – Sexually Transmitted Disease
( SV ) – Sticky Vibes
( Sx ) – Symptoms
( TR ) – Tubal Reversal
( TPQ ) – Time Pass Quickly
( U/S ) – Ultrasound
( UTI ) – Urinary Tract Infection
( WBC ) – White Blood Cells
( WTG ) – Way To Go

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