So you’ve entered the world of TTC and IVF chatrooms and you’re lost. No wonder. There are literally hundreds of different acronyms. We’ve tried to narrow down the most used to help you see the wood from the trees…

  • 2WW – Two Week Wait 
  • AF/AUNTY FLOW – Menstrual Cycle
  • AFM – As For Me
  • AMH test- Anti Mullerian Hormone
  • ART- Assisted Reproductive Technology
  • BFN – Big Fat Negative
  • BFP – Big Fat Positive
  • BMS – Baby Making Sex
  • DE – Donor Egg
  • DFET – Donor Frozen Embryo Transfer
  • DH – Darling Husband
  • DN – Darling Niece/Nephew
  • DP – Dear Partner
  • DW – Dear Wife
  • DD – Dear Daughter
  • DS – Dear Son
  • DX – Diagnosis
  • D/R – Down Regulation
  • DPT – Days Post Transfer (eg.5DPT)
  • DPO – Days Post Ovulation
  • EC – Egg Collection
  • ET – Embryo Transfer
  • FET – Frozen Embryo Transfer
  • FSH – Follicle Stimulating Hormone
  • HPT – Home Pregnancy Test
  • IF – Infertility
  • IVF- In Vitro Fertilisation
  • M/C – Miscarriage
  • OH – Other Half
  • OPK – Ovulation Predictor Kit
  • OTD – Official Test Day
  • HPT – Pee Stick
  • PCOS-Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • PG – Pregnant
  • PM/IM – personal message
  • PUPO – Pregnant Until Proven Otherwise
  • SA – Semen Analysis
  • STD/I -Sexually Transmitted Disease/Infection
  • TTC – Trying To Conceive
  • TX – Treatment

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