Infertility Acronyms

Here are some of the acronyms used in my blog and commonly seen in fertility forums:

2WW/TWW 2 Week Wait
AF Aunt Flo (period)
AH Assisted Hatching
AI Artificial Insemination
BBT Basal Body Temperature
BD Baby Dance (sex)
BFN Big Fat Negative
BFP Big Fat Positive
BT / BETA HCG Pregnancy Test
CD Cycle Day
CM Cervical Mucus
CP Cervical Position
DH Dear Husband
DPO Days Post Ovulation
DPR Days Post Retrieval
DPT Days Post Transfer
DP3DT Days Post 3 Day Transfer
DP5DT Days Post 5 Day Transfer
ENDO Endometriosis
EDD Estimated Due Date
EPT Early Pregnancy Test
ER Egg Retrieval
ET Embryo/Egg transfer
FBG Fasting Blood Glucose
FI Fasting Insulin
FS Fertility Specialist
FSH Follicle Stimulating Hormone
HCG Human Chorionic Gonadotropin
HPT Home Pregnancy Test
HRT Hormone Replacement Therapy
ICSI Intracytoplamic Sperm Injection
IF Infertility
IR Insulin Resistant
IUI Intrauterine Insemination
IVF In Vitro Fertilization
LAP Laparoscopy
LMP Last Menstrual Period
LP Luteal Phase
LSP Low Sperm Count
MC Miscarriage
O/OV Ovulation
OHSS Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome
OB Obstetrician
PCOS Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
PG Pregnant
PMS Pre-Menstrual Syndrome
POAS Pee On A Stick
SA Semen Analysis
TTC Trying To Conceive
US Ultrasound

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