BabyandBump Lingo & Abbreviations

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  1. Arcanegirl

    Arcanegirl Bazinga!!

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    2WW (aka. TWW) - Two Week Wait - Luteal Phase - 14 days after ovulation

    A
    AF - Aunt Flo, menstruation, period
    AH - Assisted Hatching
    AI - Artificial Insemination
    AKA - Also Known As

    B
    BABY ASPIRIN - aka. children's aspirin which contains only 80mg of aspirin used to quiet immune system
    BAW - Board at work
    BBT - Basal Body Temperature
    BD - Baby Dance, Sex
    Beta - Blood test for PG
    BFN - Big Fat Negative (Pregnancy Tests)
    BFP - Big Fat Positive (Pregnancy Test)
    BTW - By the way
    BC - Birth Control
    BCP - Birth Control Pills
    BIL - Brother in-law
    BBs - BooBies AKA Breasts, Boobs, funbags etc.
    BA - Baby Aspirin
    BM - Breast Milk
    BPM - Beats per minute
    BOB - Baby on board

    C
    CB - Clear Blue Pregnancy Test
    CBFM - Clear Blue Fertility Monitor
    CD - Cycle Day
    CL - Corpus Luteum
    CM- Cervical Mucus, Icky Sticky
    CP - Cervical Position
    C# - Cycle Number
    CP - Cervical Position

    D
    DD - Dear Daughter
    DH- Dear Husband
    DP - Dancing Partner; spouse, or significant other
    DPO - Days Past Ovulation
    DB - Dear Boyfriend
    DS - Dear Son
    DTD - Doing The Dance, BD, sex
    DPT - Days Post-Transfer
    D&C - Dilate and Curettage

    E
    EC - Embryo Cyro/Freezing
    EDD - Estimated Due Date
    EPO - Evening Primrose Oil
    EWCM - Egg-White Cervical Mucus
    ER - Egg Retrieval
    ET - Egg transfer
    EPT - Early Pregnancy Test
    EPU - Early pregnancy unit
    ETA - Edited to add
    EVAP - Evaporation

    F
    FIL - Father in law
    FMU - First morning urine
    FOB - Father of baby
    FRER - First Response Early Result (Pregnancy Test)
    FXed - Fingers crossed
    FRER - First response early result
    FAO - For attention of

    G
    GP - General Practitioner
    Gyno - Gynaecologist

    H
    HCG - Human Chorionic Gonadotropin - detected in HPTs
    HPT - Home Pregnancy Test
    HSG - Hysterosalpingogram - x-ray
    HB - Heartbeat

    I
    ICSI - Micro Fertilization
    IUI - Intrauterine Insemination
    IVF - In Vitro Fertilization
    IC - Internet Cheapie
    IYKWIM - If you know what i mean
    IRL - In real life
    IYO - In your opinion
    IMO - In my opinion
    IB - Implantation bleeding

    K
    KEGELS - The muscle used to stop the flow of urine.

    L
    LH - Luteinizing Hormone - detected in OPKs
    LOL - Laughing Out Loud
    LP - Luteal Phase, days between ov & AF
    LMAO - Laughing my ass off
    LAP - Laparoscopy
    LMP - Last Menstrual Period
    LSP - Low Sperm Count
    LO - Little One

    M
    MC, m/c - Miscarriage
    MMC - Missed miscarriage
    MF - Malefactor
    MIL - Mother in law
    M/S, MS - Morning Sickness
    NP - No Problem

    N
    NTNP - Not trying, not preventing

    O
    O or OV - Ovulation
    OH - Other Half
    OPK - Ovulation Predictor Kit
    OB/GYN - Obstetrician/Gynaecologist
    OMG - Oh My God/Goodness
    OP - Original poster

    P
    PG - Pregnancy, pregnant
    PNV - Prenatal Vitamin
    PCO - Polycystic Ovaries
    PCOD - Polycystic Ovary Disease
    PCOS - Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
    PMA - Positive mental attitude
    PMS - Pre-menstrual Syndrome
    POAS - Pee on a stick (Home Pregnancy Test)
    PND - Post Natal Depression
    PGP - see SPD

    R
    RE - Reproductive Endocrinologist - doctor who specializes in fertility problems
    R-FSH - Recombinant Human Follicle Stimulating Hormone
    ROBI - A term used which refers to Robitussin and Guaifenesin Syrup (expectorant) used to thin CM
    ROFL - Rolling on the Floor Laughing

    S
    SOD - Sex on Demand
    SA - Semen Analysis
    SAHM - Stay at Home Mom
    SAHD - Stay-At-Home Dad
    SIL - Sister in law
    STD - Sexually Transmitted Disease
    SMEP - Sperm meets egg plan
    SPD - Symphysis pubis dysfunction - Also know as PGP, Pelvic girdle pain

    T
    TCOYF - *“Taking Charge of Your Fertility*” by Toni Weschler
    TR - Tubal Reversal
    TTC - Trying To Conceive
    TMI - Too Much Information
    TR - Tubal Reversal
    TIA - Thanks in Advance
    TWW - Two week wait

    U
    U/S - Ultrasound
    UTI - Urinary Tract Infection

    W
    WAH - Work at Home
    WAHM - Work at Home Mum
    WAHD - Work at Home Dad
    WAHP - Work at Home Parents

    Y
    YI Yeast Infection
     
  2. Arcanegirl

    Arcanegirl Bazinga!!

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    UK to USA word conversions (UK word first to US word)

    Feel free to pm me any that need added :)

    A&E - Emergency Room
    Cot/Cotbed - Crib
    Crib - Bassinet
    Dummy - Pacifier/Soother
    Moses Basket - Bassinet
    Nappy - Diaper
     
  3. Cinamon

    Cinamon Well-Known Member

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    What is SPD?:shrug:
     
  4. Arcanegirl

    Arcanegirl Bazinga!!

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    Symphisis pubis dysfunction - Also know as PGP, Pelvic girdle pain.

    Added to the list :)
     
  5. missmeerkat

    missmeerkat Member

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    I'm so glad of this post felt a bit silly not knowing the words lol
     
  6. pudgies

    pudgies Guest

    Now it all seems so simple :) i was really getting my self tied up in a know trying to work some of those out :D
     
  7. Ruthymumof3

    Ruthymumof3 mum of 3 boys

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    I am so glad that you have this list, I was trying to work out what some of the phrases were and I was getting ready to pull my hair out lmao.......

    Thanks for thinking of this post.......
     
  8. Vilranda

    Vilranda Me, Hubbs, and Cody!

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    Thank you so much. Some of them I had figured out the meaning but not the actual word within the letters. :thumbup:
     
  9. AngelicTouch

    AngelicTouch Well-Known Member

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    Youve got FRER down twice, both saying, First Response Early Result :)
     
  10. angelmyky

    angelmyky Me, My Hubby & My Lil Boy

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    thank you for those. x
     
  11. MsMyesha2u

    MsMyesha2u Member

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    This is very helpful, but what is ATM?
     
  12. Aaisrie

    Aaisrie Cautiously pregnant #3

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    ATM = At the moment
     
  13. Elliebump

    Elliebump Well-Known Member

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    Thankyou for that. I was getting confused! What is CIO though? TIA :D
     
  14. KrisKitten

    KrisKitten Proud Mummy To Thomas

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    CIO = Cry it out??
    SO = Sweet one/other as in Other half
     
  16. Emma.Gi

    Emma.Gi Well-Known Member

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    Ignore, double posted.
     
  17. ummkarimyusuf

    ummkarimyusuf MUM2two boys,5 M/C's,TTC?

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    If only I could post this anonymously. I will feel silly if it has no meaning LOL

    But what is YAY.
     
  18. Arcanegirl

    Arcanegirl Bazinga!!

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    like a variation of an excited yea! or a woohoo
     
  19. ummkarimyusuf

    ummkarimyusuf MUM2two boys,5 M/C's,TTC?

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    :blush: I thought it was something like that but I was not sure.

    Whey hey...................
     
  20. Eskimobabys

    Eskimobabys Mama to TWO!

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    Thanks for post the baby and bump lingo because i was a little lost on 98% of what ppl where saying on here! lol so i just wanted to say THANKS!:hugs:
     

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