My Acronyms

  • AF – Aunt Flo (menses)
  • AMA – advanced maternal age
  • ART – Assisted Reproductive Technologies
  • BD – Baby dance (sex)
  • Beta – Hcg pregnancy test
  • BFP – big fat positive (pregnancy test)
  • BFN – big fat negative
  • CVS – Chorionic Villae Sampling
  • D&E – Dilation and evacuation (abortion)
  • dx – diagnosis
  • DPO – Days past ovulation
  • Endo – Endometriosis
  • HCG –  Human Chorionic Gonadotropin
  • HPT – Home pregnancy test
  • HSG – Hysterosalpingogram
  • IUI –  Intra-uterine Insemination
  • IVF – In Vitro Fertilization
  • Lap – Laparoscopy
  • NTD – neural tube defect
  • RE – reproductive endocrinologist
  • TFMR – termination for medical reasons
  • DH – dear husband (sometimes damn husband)
  • HGH – human growth hormon
  • Stim cycle – stimulation medication cycle for fertility medication

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