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COMMON ABBREVIATIONS

Mon Apr 10, 2006 1:16 pm

AF - Aunt Flo (periods)
BBT - Basal Body temperature
BCP - Birth Contol Pill
BD - baby dancing (sex)
BF - Breast Feeding
BFN - big fat negative (pregnancy test)
BFP - big fat positive (pregnancy test)
BT - Blood test
BTW - By the way
CD - cycle day
CM - cervical mucus
D&C - Dilatation and curettage
DH - Dear Husband
DPO - days past ovulation
DTD - Doing the deed
EBM - Expressed Breast Milk
EC - Elimination Communication
EP - Ectopic Pregnancy
ETA - Edited to add
EW or EWCM - Egg White or Egg White Cervical Mucus (description of cervical mucus at ovulation time)
FF - Formula feeding
FH - Future Husband
FS - Fertility specialist
FWIW - For what it's worth
GBS - Group B Strep
GCT - Glucose Challenge Test
GD - Gestational diabetes
GTT - Glucose Tolerance Test
GYN - gynaecolgist
HTH - Hope that helps
HPT - home pregnancy test
IB - Implantation bleeding
IMO - In my opinion
IMHO - In my honest opinion
IUI - Intrauterine Insemination
IYKWIM - If you know what I mean
IYGWIM - If you get what I mean
LMAO - Laughing my a*s off
LP - Luteal phase
LPD - Luteal phase defect
LPS - Luteal phase support
M/C - miscarriage
M/S - morning sickness
MCN- Modern cloth nappy
MCHN - Maternal & child health nurse
O - Ovulation
OB - Obstetrician
OPK - ovulation predictor test kit
PCOS - Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
PG - pregnant
PIG - Post it girl (someone to share the news of your baby's arrival)
POAS - Pee on a stick
Rh -ve - Rhesus negative
Rh +ve - Rhesus positive
SNOTT - Say NO To Testing
TMI - Too much information
TT - Toilet Training
TTC - Trying to conceive
TWW - Two week wait
UCP - User Control Panel
U/S - Ultrasound
VBAC- Vaginal birth after caesarean
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Sat Apr 15, 2006 7:06 am

thanks for posting those :)
 
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Thu Apr 20, 2006 1:20 am

Cool :D
I actually got the list off WC a few months ago now so whoever compiled it then HUGE thanks!!!!!
 
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Mon Jul 03, 2006 10:41 am

thanks so much for these...i've been dying to know what BD meant ;)
 
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Tue Oct 03, 2006 1:27 pm

murlsa wrote:
Call me silly but what is TMI???


Too MUch Information!

I think thats iit! :D
 
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Fri Nov 17, 2006 3:00 pm

hm, don't think anyone has added SNOTT yet!

SNOTT - Say no to testing.
 
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Fri Nov 17, 2006 3:34 pm

BT - Blood test
LPD - luteal phase defect
LPS - luteal phase support
FS - fertility specialist
 
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Thu Dec 07, 2006 1:45 pm

What is DTD?
 
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Thu Dec 07, 2006 1:47 pm

Do The Deed
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Done The Deed

ie sex
 
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Thu Dec 07, 2006 1:50 pm

Oh.... could have worked that one out if I had actually thought about it :lol: :lol: Thanks Little W :wink:
 
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Thu Dec 07, 2006 1:56 pm

That's ok - I had to think about it for a while a few days ago!!
 
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Mon Jan 15, 2007 5:57 pm

Its been driving me nuts, but what is IYKWIM?
 
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Mon Jan 15, 2007 6:19 pm

If You Know What I Mean :D
 
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Thu Mar 08, 2007 4:11 pm

what's MCHN? I know it's a person you take to see your baby, so i think N is nurse... C is children? My Childrens Hospital Nurse??? lol

When i read it my mind always said Ho Chi Minh City... I was there last year and the abbreviation is HCMC....
 
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Mon Apr 02, 2007 4:05 pm

What does IB stand for?
 
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Mon Apr 02, 2007 9:08 pm

LittleW wrote:



At a quick glance I thought it stood for irritable bowel :lol:
 
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Mon Apr 02, 2007 9:11 pm

madamx81 wrote:
what's MCHN? I know it's a person you take to see your baby, so i think N is nurse... C is children? My Childrens Hospital Nurse??? lol

When i read it my mind always said Ho Chi Minh City... I was there last year and the abbreviation is HCMC....


Maternal & Child Health Nurse
 
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Sat Apr 07, 2007 8:32 pm

can someone tell me what VBAC stands for?
 
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Sun Apr 08, 2007 1:25 pm

Mrs M wrote:
can someone tell me what VBAC stands for?


Vaginal Birth After Ceasarean (I think i spelt it wrong though, lol)


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