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Postby Mrsdezzutti » Thu Jan 14, 2016 4:06 pm

Hello ladies! I'm new to the site & i'm trying to read some of the posts here but I don't understand some of the abbreviations, is there any way someone could point me in the right direction? I'm 28yo, one 9 yr old son, been trying for about a month on my second, hoping for a girl this time around but long as he or she is healthy and happy is all that really matters! My first time around I was 18 when I conceived and got pregnant within only a couple tries. Hoping this time around is as smooth but a bit worried since it's been so long.
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Re: Newbie

Postby manderrrr11 » Fri Jan 15, 2016 11:59 am

hi, mrsdezzuti! here's a quick little breakdown of some abbreviations. hope this helps!

TTC = trying to conceive
DPO = days past ovulation
CM, EWCM = cervical mucous, eqq white cervical mucous
CP = cervical position
DH, DD, DS = dear husband, dear daughter, dear son
BD, DTD = baby dance, did the deed
HPT, OPK = home pregnancy test, ovulation predictor kit
POAS = pee on a stick
BFP, BFN = big fat positive, big fat negative (pregnancy test results)
Fx = fingers crossed
AF = aunt flo
CD = cycle day
LH = luteinizing hormone
LP = luteal phase
MC = miscarriage
RE = reproductive endocrinologist
LMP = last menstrual period

these are all that come to mind but if there's anything else I can help with, let me know! baby dust to you, my dear. I hope this is the cycle that you'll get your BFP!
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