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    Exclamation Acronyms & Abbreviations

    Thanks for razzle (a real gem!) for posting this previously. I think it's so useful that I've put it here too...

    Hi everyone,

    Here's a list of abbreviations/acronyms commonly used on parenting sites. Please feel free to add any I've missed!

    AC - Assisted Conception
    AF - Aunt Flo (periods)
    AFAIK - as far as I know
    AI - Assisted or Artificial Insemination
    AID - Artificial Insemination with Donor Sperm
    AIH - Artificial Insemination with husband's or partner's sperm
    AP - Attachment Parenting
    ART - Assisted Reproductive Technolgy
    BBT - Basal Body temperature
    BD - baby dancing (sex)
    BFN - big fat negative (pregnancy test)
    BFP - big fat positive (pregnancy test)
    BTW - by the way
    BW - blood week (periods)
    CC - Controlled Crying
    CD - cycle day
    CIO - Cry it out
    CM - cervical mucus
    CVS - Chorionic Villus Sampling
    DA - dairy allergy
    DH, DW, DP, DS, DD, DF, DB, - dear husband, dear wife, dear partner, dear son, dear daughter, dear fiancé, dear boyfriend
    DSD, DSS - dear step daughter, dear step son
    DI - Donor Insemination
    DPO - days past ovulation
    DXP - Dear ex partner - for those who still have a close and caring relationship with their former partner/parent of their children
    EA - egg allergy
    EBM - expressed breastmilk
    EP - Ectopic Pregnancy
    ER - Egg Retrival
    ET - Embryo Transfer
    ETA - Edited To Add
    EW or EWCM - Egg White or Egg White Cervical Mucus (description of cervical mucus at ovulation time)
    FET - Frozen Embryo Transfer (or fertilised egg transfer)
    FSH - Follicle Stimulating Hormone
    FWIW - for what it's worth
    FYI - for your information
    *g* - grin
    GIFT - Gamete Intrafallopian Transfer
    GD - Gestational Diabetes
    GYN - gynaecolgist
    HPT - home pregnancy test
    HTH - hope this helps
    ICSI - Intracytoplasmic Sperm Insertion
    IMO - in my opinion
    IMHO - in my humble opinion
    IUI - Intrauterine Insemination
    IVF - In Vitro Fertilisation
    IYKWIM - if you know what I mean
    JMHO - just my humble opinion
    LI - lactose intolerance
    LOL - laughing out loud
    MIL, FIL, BIL, SIL - mother, father, brother, sister-in-law
    M/C - miscarriage
    M/S - morning sickness
    O - Ovulation
    OB - Obstetrician
    OHSS - Ovarian Hyper Stimualtion Syndrome
    OI - Ovulation Induction
    OPK - ovulation predictor test kit
    OPU - Ovum (Egg) Pick Up
    PA - peanut allergy
    PG - pregnant
    PCOS - Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome
    POAS - Pee On A Stick
    POF - Premature Ovarian Failure
    POF - Premature Ovarian Failure
    PMSL - pi$$ myself laughing
    ROFL - rolling on floor laughing
    ROFLMAO - roll on floor laughing my a$$ off
    SAHM - stay at home mum
    S/B - Still birth
    SD - step daughter
    SS - step son
    SO - significant other
    TIA - thanks in advance
    TMI - Too much information
    TTC - trying to conceive
    UTD - Up the duff
    U/S - Ultrasound
    WAHM - work at home mum
    2WW - 2 week wait (wait after ovulation when TTC)

    TYPING IN ALL CAPITALS SIGNIFIES YELLING/SCREAMING
    Last edited by razzle; 22-12-2008 at 09:54. Reason: Added new ones

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