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Abbreviations Definitions?

Post by randa2006 » Sat Feb 12, 2005 2:43 am

Ok. I'm a newbie. Does anybody have a list floating around that breaks the code you ladies are using here? I'm pretty confused.
Thanks! (One in particular is DH - is that donor husband?) HELP! Randa

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Post by ogr1 » Sat Feb 12, 2005 3:10 am

dh is dearest hubby
dp is dearest partner
af is aunt flow , period
bfp is big fat positive or pregnant
fet forzen embro transfer

there are more but my brain is on over load..
good luck and welcome
becky
we werent blessed with our babies to raise here but we our blessed with our grandaughter
and all of our many adopted and foster children that touch our lives
and i am glad to add that our 6th grandchild will be born this spring!!!!

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Post by bubblymichelle » Sat Feb 12, 2005 9:22 am

2ww - two week wait

I think Becky has listed what the ones are popular, if you do have any questions please do not hesitate to ask away. Oh and by the way welcome to the site!!

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Post by Sand » Sat Feb 12, 2005 9:33 am

Hi Randa - Just a few more ...

EC Egg collection
ET Embryo transfer
BFN Something we don't want to see on here - a Big Fat Negative
PMA Postive Mental Attitude !! :D

Sandra x
Me 41 yrs old - dh 49 yrs old. ttc 110 yrs.
1st cycle (ICSI)....Mar 04 -ve.
2nd cycle (ICSI)....Aug 04 -ve.
3rd cycle FET........May 05 -ve.
4th cycle (ICSI) ... Feb 06 -ve
5th cycle FET ..... Feb/Mar 11

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Post by nicolamark » Sat Feb 12, 2005 9:37 am

DH= dear husband
You made me laugh, as we are soon to use donor!!! :lol:
TTC 9yrs...lots of IUIs all BFN
1st IVF cancelled OHSS
2nd IVF 4 eggs all failed to fertilise
3rd IVF down regging now, EC expected 1st wk of sept.
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Post by bubblymichelle » Sat Feb 12, 2005 10:22 am

LOL - Laughing out loud
LOL - Lots Of Love
PML - Pxxx Myself Laughing.
These are some that you may see.
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Shell.
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Post by DebraP » Sat Feb 12, 2005 1:20 pm

others....

GA - general anesthetic
hth - hope this helps
rofl - roll on floor laughing
imo - in my opinion

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Post by DebraP » Sat Feb 12, 2005 1:43 pm

and


tmi - too much information eg. when reeling off the gory details!!

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Post by bubblymichelle » Sat Feb 12, 2005 6:16 pm

The list just gets bigger and bigger
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Post by Sand » Sat Feb 12, 2005 6:32 pm

Debra - I noticed on one of the other threads you said 'pps', as in folk on the board - but what does it stand for ?

Sandra x
Me 41 yrs old - dh 49 yrs old. ttc 110 yrs.
1st cycle (ICSI)....Mar 04 -ve.
2nd cycle (ICSI)....Aug 04 -ve.
3rd cycle FET........May 05 -ve.
4th cycle (ICSI) ... Feb 06 -ve
5th cycle FET ..... Feb/Mar 11

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Post by DebraP » Sat Feb 12, 2005 10:12 pm

Sand, have you noticed how I follow you around the board telling people your advice is tops???

re. pps = previous poster(s)....sorry, I get these from an American board I'm on.

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Post by ogr1 » Sat Feb 12, 2005 10:23 pm

i think that the us boards are hard to get use to..
i never had much luck on them..
i like simple things..
hubby just sent me roses.. they are pretty red roses.. he should be back home tonight and i head out monday..
becky
we werent blessed with our babies to raise here but we our blessed with our grandaughter
and all of our many adopted and foster children that touch our lives
and i am glad to add that our 6th grandchild will be born this spring!!!!

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Post by bubblymichelle » Sat Feb 12, 2005 11:38 pm

Becky

That is so nice that you got roses how sweet and romantic.

Love
Shell.

PS - Just going to bed now !! Tired!!

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Post by ogr1 » Sun Feb 13, 2005 12:16 am

isnt it about midnight there?

the kids are out back playing swords..
i am paying some bills and wondering what i am going to do for dinner....

yes it is nice that he sent me roses but i still want him to find me my earrings

becky
we werent blessed with our babies to raise here but we our blessed with our grandaughter
and all of our many adopted and foster children that touch our lives
and i am glad to add that our 6th grandchild will be born this spring!!!!

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Post by Sand » Sun Feb 13, 2005 8:43 am

Eh, thanks Debra, that's sweet - and if you agree with me / I agree with you, there must be something in it .. !

Sandra x
Me 41 yrs old - dh 49 yrs old. ttc 110 yrs.
1st cycle (ICSI)....Mar 04 -ve.
2nd cycle (ICSI)....Aug 04 -ve.
3rd cycle FET........May 05 -ve.
4th cycle (ICSI) ... Feb 06 -ve
5th cycle FET ..... Feb/Mar 11

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