A little help with the lingo pls.....

Ok - May sound stupid, but can you pls translate the following for me...

TTC (I guess this is Trying to concieve)
AF
BD
BFD

And any other abbreviations?

Fank yoooo !! x

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  • Hi stace, welcome x

    i'm not great myself and i know there is a link to another post on here which lists all the abbreviations, but i don't know where it is, sorry!

    i'll tell you what i know:

    af - aunt flow (i think)
    bd - baby dancing
    bfp - big fat positive
    bfn - big fat negative
    cm - cervical mucus
    cd - cycle day (eg cd15 = cycle day 15)

    i'll add more as i remember if nobody posts the link!
  • Thanks hun, I can understand some of the posts now : ) xxx
  • oh i got some more

    oh - other half
    dh - dear husband
    dd - dear daughter
    ds - dear son
    pma - positive mental attitude (i think)
    ewcm - egg white cervical mucus (nice)
    tmi - too much info

    :\)
  • here you go girls:

    AF - Aunt Flo / period
    AI - Artificial insemination
    BBT - Basal body temperature
    BF - Breastfeed, or Boyfriend
    BC - Because, or Birth control, or Before children
    BCPs - Birth control pills
    BD - Baby dance (sex)
    BH - Braxton Hicks contractions
    BIL - Brother-in-law
    BM - Breast milk, or Bowel movement
    BP - Blood pressure
    BFP - Big fat positive
    BFN - Big fat negative
    CD - Cycle day
    CF - Cervical fluid
    CM - Cervical mucus
    CVS - Chorionic villus sampling
    DPO - Days past ovulation
    EBF - Extended breastfeeding
    EBM - Expressed breast milk
    EDD - Estimated due date, or expected date of delivery
    EWCM - Egg white cervical mucus
    FF - Formula feeding
    FIL - Father in law
    FT - Full time
    FYI - For your information
    HPT - Home pregnancy test
    HV - Health visitor
    ICSI - Intracytoplasmic sperm injection
    IUI - Intrauterine insemination
    IVF - In vitro fertilisation
    L&D - Labour and delivery
    LP - Luteal phase
    MC - Miscarriage
    MIL - Mother-in-law
    ML - Maternity leave
    MW - Midwife
    NTS - Nuchal translucency scan
    O - Ovulation
    O'd - Ovulated
    PG - Pregnant
    PND - Postnatal depression
    POAS - pee on a stick
    PROM - Premature rupture of membranes
    SD - Sperm donor
    SIL - Sister-in-law
    TTC - Trying to conceive
    UTI - Urinary tract infection
    VBAC - Vaginal birth after caesarean sect

    don't worry, you'll be as obsessed as the rest of us in no time image xx
  • haha its always best to ask coz as you can see most are not logical at all! (who would ever have guessed BFP meant "big fat positive" without this list??)
    xxx
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