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    Dd means dear daughter. There are so many different abbreviations but you'll be all over it in no time Thanks for the lovely words too

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    Here is a list from this forum!

    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 Technology

    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 fiance, 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 breast milk

    EP - Ectopic Pregnancy

    ER - Egg Retrieval

    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 - gynaecologist

    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 Stimulation 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

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    Oh wow! Thanks lizzy083!

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    No problem! Your username also has 83 at the end. Are you an 83 baby? I am. Is this your first time TTC?

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    Yes I'm an 83 baby and yes first time TTC. You?

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    Yep! Got off the pill December after being on it since I was 18! I'm going to try Maca Powder from tomorrow onwards. Been googling my brains out! It seems to regulate your hormones so I'm going to try that for the next few cycles.. In the mean time I've booked in to see a fertility specialist just to get some tests done so I'm not wasting my time TTC naturally if there is an underlying problem. God willing there isn't!

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    Oh yes I used maca powder about a year ago to help with my anxiety before we decided to TTC, I then found isagenix and their ionix supreme which has adaptogens which really helped with the anxiety so much, but I've since read that it's not safe to take this while TTC or pregnant, plus I've found while taking the elevit I couldn't take the isagenix as combined there was too much iron and it affected my bowel. I think I will go back to maca powder too, great idea!

    How old is your partner / husband? Mine is 39. I think after 6 months if we don't get anywhere we will seek fertility advice. I've been told to wait a year but like you I would like to know sooner rather than later! I don't think we have the time to wait 12 months at this age. Please let me know how you go

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    So I don't want to be too excited but I'm now on day 19, a week since ovulation and I'm feeling really nauseous. It started last night while asleep and I wasn't sure if it was something I ate but I still have it today. I did some googling and found that it can be about this time of the cycle that one can start feeling symptoms. I'm also super tired. I find it hard to believe we would be "lucky" enough to conceive first try, but I'm sure I haven't felt sick like this before. Wondering about the placebo effect though... Am I creating this feeling for want of it.... Have any of you experienced this too?

    My partner doesn't want us doing pregnancy tests until I've missed my period as he thinks it will create too much ups and downs. What's your thoughts?

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    I always did pregnancy tests early but didn't tell my husband unless it was positive Don't listen to me though I'm a bad influence haha. Good luck though, fingers crossed for you

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    @Rocky27 what did you do when it said positive though? Did you pretend you didn't know? I'm a terrible liar so I'd get busted lol


 

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