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Postby ogr1 » Thu Feb 16, 2006 7:14 pm

PGD. Preimplantation genetic diagnosis.
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Postby ogr1 » Thu Feb 16, 2006 7:18 pm

PGD (pre-implantation diagnosis) is done to prevent babies being born to families wit hhigh incidence of fatal condidtions, it has had loads of publicity because of 'designer babies'

the # one is
TITB - Traci Is The Best

------PC Post cheat
TITB Traci is the best
FC Feeling crap
RT Retail Therapy
2WW = 2-Week Wait
ABF = Adoptive Breastfeeding
AF = Aunt Flo or Menstrual cycle
AI = Artificial Insemination
AO = Anovulation
ART = Assisted Reproductive Technology
ASA = Anti-sperm Antibody
ASAP = As soon as possible
BB = Bulletin Board
BBL = Be back later
BBT = Basal Body Temperature
BCP = Birth Control Pills
BFN = Bye For Now
BFN = Big Fat Negative
BFP = Big Fat Positive
BH = Braxton Hicks Contractions
BIL = Brother-In-Law
BMS = Baby making Sex
BRB = Be Right Back
BTW = By the way
BW = Blood Work
CB = Cycle Buddy
CD = Cycle Day
CF = Cervical Fluid
CM = Cervical Mucus
DD = Dear Daughter
D&C = Dilation & Curettage
D&E = Dilation & Evacuation
DE = Donor Eggs
DES = Diethylstilbestrol (a synthetic estrogen)
DH = Dear Husband
DHAC = Don't Have A Clue
DI = Donor Insemination
DIUI = Donor Intrauterine Insemination
DOST = Direct Oocyte-Sperm Transfer
DPO = Days Post-Ovulation
DPR = Days Post-Retrieval
DPT = Days Post-Transfer
DS = Dear Son
DW = Darling Wife
Dx = Diagnosis
E2 = Estradiol
EE= endo Elf.
EBM = Expressed Breastmilk
ED = Egg Donor
ENDO = Endometriosis
ER=Egg Retrieval
FAQ = Frequently Asked Questions
FHR = Fetal Heart Rate
FSH = Follicle Stimulating Hormone
ET = Embryo Transfer
FE = Frozen Embryo
FET = Frozen Embryo Transfer
FIL = Father-In-Law
FSH = Follicle-Stimulating Hormone
FT = FertileThoughts
GC = Gestational Carrier
GIFT = Gamete Intrafallopian Transfer
GnRH = Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone
GP = General Practitioner
GS = Gestational Surrogate
HCG = Human Chorionic Gonadotropin
HOM = High Order Multiples
HPT = Home Pregnancy Test
HSG = Hysterosalpingogram ICSI = Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection
IF = Infertility
IF = Intended Father
IKWYM = I know what you mean
IM = Intramuscular injections
IM = Intended Mother
IMHO = In my humble opinion
IOR = Immature Oocyte Retrieval
IP's = Intended Parents
II - Implantation Imp
IR = Insulin Resistant
IUI = Intrauterine Insemination
IVF = In Vitro Fertilization
IVIg = Intravenous Immunoglobulin
LAC = Licensed Acupuncturist
LAP = Laparoscopy
LH = Luteinizing Hormone
LMAO = Laughing my @$$ off
LOL = Laughing Out Loud
LOL = Lots Of Love
LSP = Low Sperm Count
LPD = Luteal-Phase Defect
NKC = natural killer cells
MC = Miscarriage
MIL = Mother-In-Law
OD = Ovulatory Dysfunction
OHSS = Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome

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OPK = Ovulation Predictor Kit
OV = Ovulated
PA = Pelvic Adhesions
PCO = Polycystic Ovary Disease
PCOS = Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
PCT = Post Coital Test
PG = Pregnant
PID = Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
PIO = Progesterone In Oil
PIP's = Previous Intended Parents
PMS = Pre-menstrual Syndrome
POF = Premature Ovarian Failure
Prog = Progesterone
RE = Reproductive Endocrinologist
ROFL = Rolling on the floor laughing
ROFLMAO = Rolling on the floor laughing my @$$ off
RPL = Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
SA = Semen Analysis
SC - Subcutaneous Injections
SIS = Sister in surrogacy
SP = Sperm Count
SI = Secondary Infertility
SIL = Sister-In-Law
SAHM = Stay at home moms
SM - Surrogate Mother
STD = Sexually Transmitted Disease
TET = Tubal Embryo Transfer
TTC = Trying To Conceive
THX = Thanks
TS = Traditional Surrogate
TSH = Thyroid Stimulating Hormone
TTC = Trying to Conceive
TX = Treatment
UR = Urologist
US = Ultra Sound
YIDI = Yes I Did It
YW = You're Welcome
ZIFT = Zygote Intrafallopian Transfer
FF-Follicle Fairy
WW - Womb Wizard
WWW- Wise Womb Woman (over 40!!!)
+ve = positive (as in positive result or vibes)
-ve = negative (as in negative result

any new ones yet? NITB=Nicki is the best!!

PGD (pre-implantation diagnosis) is done to prevent babies being born to families wit hhigh incidence of fatal condidtions, it has had loads of publicity because of 'designer babies'

the # one is
TITB - Traci Is The Best

------PC Post cheat
TITB Traci is the best
FC Feeling crap
RT Retail Therapy
2WW = 2-Week Wait
ABF = Adoptive Breastfeeding
AF = Aunt Flo or Menstrual cycle
AI = Artificial Insemination
AO = Anovulation
ART = Assisted Reproductive Technology
ASA = Anti-sperm Antibody
ASAP = As soon as possible
BB = Bulletin Board
BBL = Be back later
BBT = Basal Body Temperature
BCP = Birth Control Pills
BFN = Bye For Now
BFN = Big Fat Negative
BFP = Big Fat Positive
BH = Braxton Hicks Contractions
BIL = Brother-In-Law
BMS = Baby making Sex
BRB = Be Right Back
BTW = By the way
BW = Blood Work
CB = Cycle Buddy
CD = Cycle Day
CF = Cervical Fluid
CM = Cervical Mucus
DD = Dear Daughter
D&C = Dilation & Curettage
D&E = Dilation & Evacuation
DE = Donor Eggs
DES = Diethylstilbestrol (a synthetic estrogen)
DH = Dear Husband
DHAC = Don't Have A Clue
DI = Donor Insemination
DIUI = Donor Intrauterine Insemination
DOST = Direct Oocyte-Sperm Transfer
DPO = Days Post-Ovulation
DPR = Days Post-Retrieval
DPT = Days Post-Transfer
DS = Dear Son
DW = Darling Wife
Dx = Diagnosis
E2 = Estradiol
EE= endo Elf.
EBM = Expressed Breastmilk
ED = Egg Donor
ENDO = Endometriosis
ER=Egg Retrieval
FAQ = Frequently Asked Questions
FHR = Fetal Heart Rate
FSH = Follicle Stimulating Hormone
ET = Embryo Transfer
FE = Frozen Embryo
FET = Frozen Embryo Transfer
FIL = Father-In-Law
FSH = Follicle-Stimulating Hormone
FT = FertileThoughts
GC = Gestational Carrier
GIFT = Gamete Intrafallopian Transfer
GnRH = Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone
GP = General Practitioner
GS = Gestational Surrogate
HCG = Human Chorionic Gonadotropin
HOM = High Order Multiples
HPT = Home Pregnancy Test
HSG = Hysterosalpingogram ICSI = Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection
IF = Infertility
IF = Intended Father
IKWYM = I know what you mean
IM = Intramuscular injections
IM = Intended Mother
IMHO = In my humble opinion
IOR = Immature Oocyte Retrieval
IP's = Intended Parents
II - Implantation Imp
IR = Insulin Resistant
IUI = Intrauterine Insemination
IVF = In Vitro Fertilization
IVIg = Intravenous Immunoglobulin
LAC = Licensed Acupuncturist
LAP = Laparoscopy
LH = Luteinizing Hormone
LMAO = Laughing my @$$ off
LOL = Laughing Out Loud
LOL = Lots Of Love
LSP = Low Sperm Count
LPD = Luteal-Phase Defect
NKC = natural killer cells
MC = Miscarriage
MIL = Mother-In-Law
OD = Ovulatory Dysfunction
OHSS = Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome

ILU- i love you
becky


OPK = Ovulation Predictor Kit
OV = Ovulated
PA = Pelvic Adhesions
PCO = Polycystic Ovary Disease
PCOS = Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
PCT = Post Coital Test
PG = Pregnant
PID = Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
PIO = Progesterone In Oil
PIP's = Previous Intended Parents
PMS = Pre-menstrual Syndrome
POF = Premature Ovarian Failure
Prog = Progesterone
RE = Reproductive Endocrinologist
ROFL = Rolling on the floor laughing
ROFLMAO = Rolling on the floor laughing my @$$ off
RPL = Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
SA = Semen Analysis
SC - Subcutaneous Injections
SIS = Sister in surrogacy
SP = Sperm Count
SI = Secondary Infertility
SIL = Sister-In-Law
SAHM = Stay at home moms
SM - Surrogate Mother
STD = Sexually Transmitted Disease
TET = Tubal Embryo Transfer
TTC = Trying To Conceive
THX = Thanks
TS = Traditional Surrogate
TSH = Thyroid Stimulating Hormone
TTC = Trying to Conceive
TX = Treatment
UR = Urologist
US = Ultra Sound
YIDI = Yes I Did It
YW = You're Welcome
ZIFT = Zygote Intrafallopian Transfer
FF-Follicle Fairy
WW - Womb Wizard
WWW- Wise Womb Woman (over 40!!!)
+ve = positive (as in positive result or vibes)
-ve = negative (as in negative result

any new ones yet? NITB=Nicki is the best!!

PGD (pre-implantation diagnosis) is done to prevent babies being born to families wit hhigh incidence of fatal condidtions, it has had loads of publicity because of 'designer babies'

the # one is
TITB - Traci Is The Best

------PC Post cheat
TITB Traci is the best
FC Feeling crap
RT Retail Therapy
2WW = 2-Week Wait
ABF = Adoptive Breastfeeding
AF = Aunt Flo or Menstrual cycle
AI = Artificial Insemination
AO = Anovulation
ART = Assisted Reproductive Technology
ASA = Anti-sperm Antibody
ASAP = As soon as possible
BB = Bulletin Board
BBL = Be back later
BBT = Basal Body Temperature
BCP = Birth Control Pills
BFN = Bye For Now
BFN = Big Fat Negative
BFP = Big Fat Positive
BH = Braxton Hicks Contractions
BIL = Brother-In-Law
BMS = Baby making Sex
BRB = Be Right Back
BTW = By the way
BW = Blood Work
CB = Cycle Buddy
CD = Cycle Day
CF = Cervical Fluid
CM = Cervical Mucus
DD = Dear Daughter
D&C = Dilation & Curettage
D&E = Dilation & Evacuation
DE = Donor Eggs
DES = Diethylstilbestrol (a synthetic estrogen)
DH = Dear Husband
DHAC = Don't Have A Clue
DI = Donor Insemination
DIUI = Donor Intrauterine Insemination
DOST = Direct Oocyte-Sperm Transfer
DPO = Days Post-Ovulation
DPR = Days Post-Retrieval
DPT = Days Post-Transfer
DS = Dear Son
DW = Darling Wife
Dx = Diagnosis
E2 = Estradiol
EE= endo Elf.
EBM = Expressed Breastmilk
ED = Egg Donor
ENDO = Endometriosis
ER=Egg Retrieval
FAQ = Frequently Asked Questions
FHR = Fetal Heart Rate
FSH = Follicle Stimulating Hormone
ET = Embryo Transfer
FE = Frozen Embryo
FET = Frozen Embryo Transfer
FIL = Father-In-Law
FSH = Follicle-Stimulating Hormone
FT = FertileThoughts
GC = Gestational Carrier
GIFT = Gamete Intrafallopian Transfer
GnRH = Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone
GP = General Practitioner
GS = Gestational Surrogate
HCG = Human Chorionic Gonadotropin
HOM = High Order Multiples
HPT = Home Pregnancy Test
HSG = Hysterosalpingogram ICSI = Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection
IF = Infertility
IF = Intended Father
IKWYM = I know what you mean
IM = Intramuscular injections
IM = Intended Mother
IMHO = In my humble opinion
IOR = Immature Oocyte Retrieval
IP's = Intended Parents
II - Implantation Imp
IR = Insulin Resistant
IUI = Intrauterine Insemination
IVF = In Vitro Fertilization
IVIg = Intravenous Immunoglobulin
LAC = Licensed Acupuncturist
LAP = Laparoscopy
LH = Luteinizing Hormone
LMAO = Laughing my @$$ off
LOL = Laughing Out Loud
LOL = Lots Of Love
LSP = Low Sperm Count
LPD = Luteal-Phase Defect
NKC = natural killer cells
MC = Miscarriage
MIL = Mother-In-Law
OD = Ovulatory Dysfunction
OHSS = Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome

ILU- i love you
becky


OPK = Ovulation Predictor Kit
OV = Ovulated
PA = Pelvic Adhesions
PCO = Polycystic Ovary Disease
PCOS = Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
PCT = Post Coital Test
PG = Pregnant
PGD. Preimplantation genetic diagnosis.

PID = Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
PIO = Progesterone In Oil
PIP's = Previous Intended Parents
PMS = Pre-menstrual Syndrome
POF = Premature Ovarian Failure
Prog = Progesterone
RE = Reproductive Endocrinologist
ROFL = Rolling on the floor laughing
ROFLMAO = Rolling on the floor laughing my @$$ off
RPL = Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
SA = Semen Analysis
SC - Subcutaneous Injections
SIS = Sister in surrogacy
SP = Sperm Count
SI = Secondary Infertility
SIL = Sister-In-Law
SAHM = Stay at home moms
SM - Surrogate Mother
STD = Sexually Transmitted Disease
TET = Tubal Embryo Transfer
TTC = Trying To Conceive
THX = Thanks
TS = Traditional Surrogate
TSH = Thyroid Stimulating Hormone
TTC = Trying to Conceive
TX = Treatment
UR = Urologist
US = Ultra Sound
YIDI = Yes I Did It
YW = You're Welcome
ZIFT = Zygote Intrafallopian Transfer
FF-Follicle Fairy
WW - Womb Wizard
WWW- Wise Womb Woman (over 40!!!)
+ve = positive (as in positive result or vibes)
-ve = negative (as in negative result

any new ones yet? NITB=Nicki is the best!!
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Postby angelamw » Sat Feb 25, 2006 7:31 pm

Hi I am new to this site. Just wondered what 2ww means
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Postby sunny jenny » Mon Feb 27, 2006 5:19 pm

Here is a list of abbreviations I have been so graciously provided with!

ACA = Anti-cardiolipin Antibodies
ACTH = Adrenal Corticotropic Hormone
AF = Aunt Flo (menstruation)
AH, AZH = Assisted Hatching
AHI = At-home Insemination
a.i = alt.infertility newsgroup
a.i.a, aia = alt.infertility.alternatives newsgroup
a.i.p, aip = alt.infertility.primary newsgroup
a.i.s, ais = alt.infertility.secondary newsgroup
AI = Artificial Insemination
AIH = Artificial Insemination from Husband
ANA = Anti-nuclear Antibodies
APA = Anti-phospholipid Antibodies
APTT = Activated Partial Thromboplastin Time
ART = Assisted Reproductive Technology
ASA = Anti-sperm Antibody
ASRM = American Society of Reproductive Medicine
ATA = Anti-thyroid Antibody
AVA = Anti-ovarian Antibody

BBT = Basal Body Temperature
BCP = Birth Control Pills
BD = Baby Dance (sex)
BETA = this is the blood test that measures hcg levels for pregnancy
BFN = Big Fat Negative (refers to BETA or HPT pg test result)
BFP = Big Fat Positive
BG = Blood Glucose
BMS = Baby-making Sex
BT = Balanced Translocation
BTW = By the way,
BW, b/w = Bloodwork

CAD = Carbohydrate Addict's Diet
CAH = Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia
CASA = Computer-assisted Semen Analysis
CBAVD = Congenital Bilateral Absence of the Vas Deferens
CCCT, CCT = Clomiphene Citrate Challenge Test (Clomid Challenge Test)
CD = Cycle Day
CD56+ = Natural Killer Cells
CF = Cervical Fluid
CM = Cervical Mucus
CMV = Cytomegalovirus
CNM = Certified Nurse Midwife
COH = Controlled Ovarian Hyperstimulation
COW = Curse of Womanhood (menstruation)
CP = Cervical Position
CVS = Chorionic Villae Sampling

D&C = Dilation & Curettage
D&E = Dilation & Evacuation
DE = Donor Eggs
DES = Diethylstilbestrol (a synthetic estrogen)
DHEAS = Dihydroepiandrosterone Sulfate
DI = Donor Insemination
DIPI = Direct Intra-peritoneal Insemination
DOST = Direct Oocyte-Sperm Transfer
DPO = Days Post-Ovulation
DPT = Days Post-Transfer
Dx = Diagnosis

E2 = Estradiol
EB, EMB = Endometrial Biopsy
EDD = Estimated Due Date
ENDO = Endometriosis
EPO = Evening Primrose Oil
EPT = Early Pregnancy Test
ER = Egg Retrieval
ET = Embryo Transfer
ETF = Embryo Toxic Factor
ETA = Embryo Toxicity Assay
EW, EWCM = Eggwhite Cervical Mucus

FBG = Fasting Blood Glucose
FET = Frozen Embryo Transfer
FHR = Fetal Heart Rate
FP = Follicular Phase
FSH = Follicle Stimulating Hormone
FTTA = Fertile Thoughts To All

GD = Gestational Diabetes
GIFT = Gamete Intra-fallopian Transfer
GnRH = Gonadotropin Releasing Hormone
GP = General Practitioner
GTT = Glucose Tolerance Test

HbA1c = Glycosylated Hemoglobin (also called Glycohemoglobin)
hCG, HCG = Human Chorionic Gonadotropin
HCP = Health Care Practitioner
HEPA = Hamster Egg Penetration Assay
hMG, HMG = Human Menopausal Gonadotropin
HP = Hannah's Prayer (Christian infertility / pregnancy loss group)
HPT = Home Pregnancy Test
HRT = Hormone Replacement Therapy
HSC = Hysteroscopy
HSG = Hysterosalpingogram

IBT = Immunobead Binding Test
ICI = Intra-cervical Insemination
ICSI = Intra-cytoplasmic Sperm Injection
IF = Infertility
IM = Intra-muscular (WRT injections)
INCIID = International Council on Infertility Information Dissemination
IOR = Immature Oocyte Retrieval
IR = Insulin Resistant
ITI = Intra-tubal Insemination
IUFD = Intra-uterine Fetal Demise
IUGR = Intra-uterine Growth Retardation
IUI = Intra-uterine Insemination
IVC = Intra-vaginal Culture
IVF = In Vitro Fertilization
IVIg = Intravenous Immunoglobulin

LAD = Leukocyte Antibody Detection Assay
LAP = Laparoscopy
LH = Luteinizing Hormone
LIT = Leukocyte Immunization Therapy
LMP = Last Menstrual Period (start date)
LO = Love Olympics (sex)
LP = Luteal Phase
LPD = Luteal Phase Defect
LUF, LUFS = Luteinized Unruptured Follicle Syndrome

MAI = Miscarriage After Infertility (mail list)
MC, m/c, misc. = Miscarriage
MESA = Microsurgical Epididymal Sperm Aspiration
m.h.i, mhi = misc.health.infertility newsgroup
MIFT = Micro Injection Fallopian Transfer
m.k.p, mkp = misc.kids.pregnancy newsgroup
MMR = Measles-Mumps-Rubella Vaccine
MRI = Magnetic Resonance Imaging

NEST = Non-surgical Embryonic Selective Thinning
NK = Natural Killer Cells (CD56+)
NORIF = Non-stimulated Oocyte Retrieval In (office) Fertilization
NP = Nurse Practitioner
NSA = Non-surgical Sperm Aspiration

O, OV = Ovulation
OASIS = Overweight & Seeking Infertility Support (mail list)
OB = Obstetrician
OB/GYN = Obstetrician/Gynecologist
OHSS = Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome
ONNA = Oh No, Not Again (mail list)
OPK = Ovulation Predictor Kit
OPSS = Overweight & Pregnant Support (mail list)
OTC = Over The Counter
OT = Off topic
OPT = Ovulation Predictor Test
OTTC = Overweight & Trying To Conceive (mail list)

P4 = Progesterone
PA = Physician's Assistant
PANFERT = Pregnancy After Infertility (mail list)
PCO, PCOD = Polycystic Ovary Disease
PCOS = Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
PCP = Primary Care Physician
PCT = Post Coital Test
PESA = Percutaneous Epididymal Sperm Aspiration
PG = Pregnant
PGD = Pre-implantation Genetic Diagnosis
PI = Primary Infertility
PID = Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
PLI = Paternal Leukocyte Immunization
PMS = Pre-menstrual Syndrome
POC = Products of Conception
POF = Premature Ovarian Failure
PROM = Premature Rupture of Membranes
PTSD = Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
PZD = Partial Zona Dissection

RE = Reproductive Endocrinologist
R-FSH, R-hFSH = Recombinant Human Follicle Stimulating Hormone
RI = Reproductive Immunologist
RIP = Reproductive Immunophynotype
ROS = Reactive Oxygen Species
RPL = Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
RSA = Recurrent Spontaneous Abortion
Rx = Prescription

SPA = Sperm Penetration Assay
SA = Semen Analysis
SART = Society of Assisted Reproductive Technology
s/b, S/B = Stillbirth
SCORIF = Stimulated Cycle Oocyte Retrieval In (office) Fertilization
SHG = Sonohysterogram
SI = Secondary Infertility
SLE = Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
SPA = Sperm Penetration Assay
SPALS = Subsequent Pregnancy After a Loss Support (mail list)
s.s.p.l, sppl = soc.support.pregnancy.loss newsgroup
STD = Sexually Transmitted Disease
SUZI = Sub-zonal Insertion

T4 = Thyroxine TEBG = Testosterone-Estradiol Binding Globulin
TESA = Testicular Sperm Aspiration
TESE = Testicular Sperm Extraction
TET = Tubal Embryo Transfer
TNF = Tumor Necrosis Factor
TORCH = Toxoplasmosis, Other, Rubella, Cytomegalovirus and Herpes test
TRH = Thyroid-releasing Hormone
TSH = Thyroid Stimulating Hormone
TTC = Trying to Conceive
TUFT = Trans-uterine Fallopian Transfer
Tx = Treatment

US, u/s = Ultrasound
UTI = Urinary Tract Infection

WBC = White Blood Cells

ZIFT = Zygote Intra-fallopian Transfer



GENERAL INTERNET ABBREVIATIONS

AMAP = As Much As Possible
AFAIK = As Far As I Know
ASAP = As Soon As Possible
AOL = America Online
BBW = Big Beautiful Women
BTW = By The Way
DD = Dear Daughter, Darling Daughter
DH = Dear Husband, Darling Husband
DHAC = Don't/Doesn't Have A Clue
DITD = Down In The Dumps
DP = Dear Partner, Darling Partner
DS = Dear Son, Darling Son
DW = Dear Wife, Darling Wife
FAQ = Frequently Asked Question(s)
FWIW = For What It's Worth
HTH = Hope This Helps
IIRC = If I Recall/Remember Correctly
IMHO = In My Humble Opinion, In My Honest Opinion
IMO = In My Opinion
IRC = Internet Relay Chat
LOL = Laughing Out Loud (or Lots Of Luck)
MIL = Mother In-law (also FIL, SIL, BIL for the others)
NBD = No Big Deal
NG = Newsgroup
OTOH = On The Other Hand
POA = Plan Of Action
POV = Point Of View
PV = Postitive Vibes
ROTFL = Rolling On The Floor Laughing
ROTFLOL = Rolling On The Floor Laughing Out Loud
ROTFLMAO = Rolling On The Floor Laughing My A** Off
SO = Significant Other
TIA = Thanks In Advance
TTFN = Ta Ta For Now
TTYS = Talk To You Soon
WF = Warm Fuzzies
WRT = With Respect To
WWW = Wise Women of the Web
YMMV = Your Mileage May Vary
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Postby angelamw » Mon Feb 27, 2006 5:58 pm

Thank you very much. When I posted the reply I had only read the first page like a fool and had missed your extensive list. At least now I can work out what you are all saying
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IVF Aug/Sep BFP
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Postby ogr1 » Sat Mar 04, 2006 8:23 pm

your not a fool..

it can be very hard to desifer!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :D
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Postby bubblymichelle » Sun Mar 05, 2006 8:23 am

Hi Becky how u doing?
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Postby ogr1 » Sat Mar 11, 2006 4:32 am

i am doing pretty good.
how are you holding up?

hows your web doing?

i bet alex is growing like a weed.. :D
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Postby Danie454 » Mon Mar 20, 2006 7:18 pm

Whats PMA? Also w/c?

Thanks!

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Postby Cla » Tue Mar 21, 2006 5:07 pm

Danielle,

PMA is Positive Mental Attitude (something that slips away from us all at some point!!!). w/c is week commencing I presume?

I have to refer to this list constantly!!!!

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Postby racquel » Mon Mar 27, 2006 10:19 pm

Hi all - thanks for the definitions, maybe we need a glossary? haha

what do "ttc" and "ve" stand for? See them in some signatures I believe.

thanks, racquel (bsn - big stupid newbie. bad me, that's not nice)
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Postby Cla » Tue Mar 28, 2006 9:01 am

Racquel,
ttc is "trying to conceive" and ve refers usually to the pregnancy test. -ve is a negative result (or bfn) and +ve is a positive result (or bfp)
See I told you all I was always having to visit this thread!

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Postby ogr1 » Tue Mar 28, 2006 11:52 pm

ACA = Anti-cardiolipin Antibodies
ACTH = Adrenal Corticotropic Hormone
AF = Aunt Flo (menstruation)
AH, AZH = Assisted Hatching
AHI = At-home Insemination
a.i = alt.infertility newsgroup
a.i.a, aia = alt.infertility.alternatives newsgroup
a.i.p, aip = alt.infertility.primary newsgroup
a.i.s, ais = alt.infertility.secondary newsgroup
AI = Artificial Insemination
AIH = Artificial Insemination from Husband
ANA = Anti-nuclear Antibodies
APA = Anti-phospholipid Antibodies
APTT = Activated Partial Thromboplastin Time
ART = Assisted Reproductive Technology
ASA = Anti-sperm Antibody
ASRM = American Society of Reproductive Medicine
ATA = Anti-thyroid Antibody
AVA = Anti-ovarian Antibody

BBT = Basal Body Temperature
BCP = Birth Control Pills
BD = Baby Dance (sex)
BETA = this is the blood test that measures hcg levels for pregnancy
BFN = Big Fat Negative (refers to BETA or HPT pg test result)
BFP = Big Fat Positive
BG = Blood Glucose
BMS = Baby-making Sex
BT = Balanced Translocation
BTW = By the way,
BW, b/w = Bloodwork

CAD = Carbohydrate Addict's Diet
CAH = Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia
CASA = Computer-assisted Semen Analysis
CBAVD = Congenital Bilateral Absence of the Vas Deferens
CCCT, CCT = Clomiphene Citrate Challenge Test (Clomid Challenge Test)
CD = Cycle Day
CD56+ = Natural Killer Cells
CF = Cervical Fluid
CM = Cervical Mucus
CMV = Cytomegalovirus
CNM = Certified Nurse Midwife
COH = Controlled Ovarian Hyperstimulation
COW = Curse of Womanhood (menstruation)
CP = Cervical Position
CVS = Chorionic Villae Sampling

D&C = Dilation & Curettage
D&E = Dilation & Evacuation
DE = Donor Eggs
DES = Diethylstilbestrol (a synthetic estrogen)
DHEAS = Dihydroepiandrosterone Sulfate
DI = Donor Insemination
DIPI = Direct Intra-peritoneal Insemination
DOST = Direct Oocyte-Sperm Transfer
DPO = Days Post-Ovulation
DPT = Days Post-Transfer
Dx = Diagnosis

E2 = Estradiol
EB, EMB = Endometrial Biopsy
EDD = Estimated Due Date
ENDO = Endometriosis
EPO = Evening Primrose Oil
EPT = Early Pregnancy Test
ER = Egg Retrieval
ET = Embryo Transfer
ETF = Embryo Toxic Factor
ETA = Embryo Toxicity Assay
EW, EWCM = Eggwhite Cervical Mucus

FBG = Fasting Blood Glucose
FET = Frozen Embryo Transfer
FHR = Fetal Heart Rate
FP = Follicular Phase
FSH = Follicle Stimulating Hormone
FTTA = Fertile Thoughts To All

GD = Gestational Diabetes
GIFT = Gamete Intra-fallopian Transfer
GnRH = Gonadotropin Releasing Hormone
GP = General Practitioner
GTT = Glucose Tolerance Test

HbA1c = Glycosylated Hemoglobin (also called Glycohemoglobin)
hCG, HCG = Human Chorionic Gonadotropin
HCP = Health Care Practitioner
HEPA = Hamster Egg Penetration Assay
hMG, HMG = Human Menopausal Gonadotropin
HP = Hannah's Prayer (Christian infertility / pregnancy loss group)
HPT = Home Pregnancy Test
HRT = Hormone Replacement Therapy
HSC = Hysteroscopy
HSG = Hysterosalpingogram

IBT = Immunobead Binding Test
ICI = Intra-cervical Insemination
ICSI = Intra-cytoplasmic Sperm Injection
IF = Infertility
IM = Intra-muscular (WRT injections)
INCIID = International Council on Infertility Information Dissemination
IOR = Immature Oocyte Retrieval
IR = Insulin Resistant
ITI = Intra-tubal Insemination
IUFD = Intra-uterine Fetal Demise
IUGR = Intra-uterine Growth Retardation
IUI = Intra-uterine Insemination
IVC = Intra-vaginal Culture
IVF = In Vitro Fertilization
IVIg = Intravenous Immunoglobulin

LAD = Leukocyte Antibody Detection Assay
LAP = Laparoscopy
LH = Luteinizing Hormone
LIT = Leukocyte Immunization Therapy
LMP = Last Menstrual Period (start date)
LO = Love Olympics (sex)
LP = Luteal Phase
LPD = Luteal Phase Defect
LUF, LUFS = Luteinized Unruptured Follicle Syndrome

MAI = Miscarriage After Infertility (mail list)
MC, m/c, misc. = Miscarriage
MESA = Microsurgical Epididymal Sperm Aspiration
m.h.i, mhi = misc.health.infertility newsgroup
MIFT = Micro Injection Fallopian Transfer
m.k.p, mkp = misc.kids.pregnancy newsgroup
MMR = Measles-Mumps-Rubella Vaccine
MRI = Magnetic Resonance Imaging

NEST = Non-surgical Embryonic Selective Thinning
NK = Natural Killer Cells (CD56+)
NORIF = Non-stimulated Oocyte Retrieval In (office) Fertilization
NP = Nurse Practitioner
NSA = Non-surgical Sperm Aspiration

O, OV = Ovulation
OASIS = Overweight & Seeking Infertility Support (mail list)
OB = Obstetrician
OB/GYN = Obstetrician/Gynecologist
OHSS = Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome
ONNA = Oh No, Not Again (mail list)
OPK = Ovulation Predictor Kit
OPSS = Overweight & Pregnant Support (mail list)
OTC = Over The Counter
OT = Off topic
OPT = Ovulation Predictor Test
OTTC = Overweight & Trying To Conceive (mail list)

P4 = Progesterone
PA = Physician's Assistant
PANFERT = Pregnancy After Infertility (mail list)
PCO, PCOD = Polycystic Ovary Disease
PCOS = Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
PCP = Primary Care Physician
PCT = Post Coital Test
PESA = Percutaneous Epididymal Sperm Aspiration
PG = Pregnant
PGD = Pre-implantation Genetic Diagnosis
PI = Primary Infertility
PID = Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
PLI = Paternal Leukocyte Immunization
PMS = Pre-menstrual Syndrome
POC = Products of Conception
POF = Premature Ovarian Failure
PROM = Premature Rupture of Membranes
PTSD = Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
PZD = Partial Zona Dissection

RE = Reproductive Endocrinologist
R-FSH, R-hFSH = Recombinant Human Follicle Stimulating Hormone
RI = Reproductive Immunologist
RIP = Reproductive Immunophynotype
ROS = Reactive Oxygen Species
RPL = Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
RSA = Recurrent Spontaneous Abortion
Rx = Prescription

SPA = Sperm Penetration Assay
SA = Semen Analysis
SART = Society of Assisted Reproductive Technology
s/b, S/B = Stillbirth
SCORIF = Stimulated Cycle Oocyte Retrieval In (office) Fertilization
SHG = Sonohysterogram
SI = Secondary Infertility
SLE = Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
SPA = Sperm Penetration Assay
SPALS = Subsequent Pregnancy After a Loss Support (mail list)
s.s.p.l, sppl = soc.support.pregnancy.loss newsgroup
STD = Sexually Transmitted Disease
SUZI = Sub-zonal Insertion

T4 = Thyroxine TEBG = Testosterone-Estradiol Binding Globulin
TESA = Testicular Sperm Aspiration
TESE = Testicular Sperm Extraction
TET = Tubal Embryo Transfer
TNF = Tumor Necrosis Factor
TORCH = Toxoplasmosis, Other, Rubella, Cytomegalovirus and Herpes test
TRH = Thyroid-releasing Hormone
TSH = Thyroid Stimulating Hormone
TTC = Trying to Conceive
TUFT = Trans-uterine Fallopian Transfer
Tx = Treatment

US, u/s = Ultrasound
UTI = Urinary Tract Infection

WBC = White Blood Cells

ZIFT = Zygote Intra-fallopian Transfer



GENERAL INTERNET ABBREVIATIONS

AMAP = As Much As Possible
AFAIK = As Far As I Know
ASAP = As Soon As Possible
AOL = America Online
BBW = Big Beautiful Women
BTW = By The Way
DD = Dear Daughter, Darling Daughter
DH = Dear Husband, Darling Husband
DHAC = Don't/Doesn't Have A Clue
DITD = Down In The Dumps
DP = Dear Partner, Darling Partner
DS = Dear Son, Darling Son
DW = Dear Wife, Darling Wife
FAQ = Frequently Asked Question(s)
FWIW = For What It's Worth
HTH = Hope This Helps
IIRC = If I Recall/Remember Correctly
IMHO = In My Humble Opinion, In My Honest Opinion
IMO = In My Opinion
IRC = Internet Relay Chat
LOL = Laughing Out Loud (or Lots Of Luck)
MIL = Mother In-law (also FIL, SIL, BIL for the others)
NBD = No Big Deal
NG = Newsgroup
OTOH = On The Other Hand
POA = Plan Of Action
POV = Point Of View
PV = Postitive Vibes
ROTFL = Rolling On The Floor Laughing
ROTFLOL = Rolling On The Floor Laughing Out Loud
ROTFLMAO = Rolling On The Floor Laughing My A** Off
SO = Significant Other
TIA = Thanks In Advance
TTFN = Ta Ta For Now
TTYS = Talk To You Soon
WF = Warm Fuzzies
WRT = With Respect To
WWW = Wise Women of the Web
YMMV = Your Mileage May Vary

PGD (pre-implantation diagnosis) is done to prevent babies being born to families wit hhigh incidence of fatal condidtions, it has had loads of publicity because of 'designer babies'

the # one is
TITB - Traci Is The Best

------PC Post cheat
TITB Traci is the best
FC Feeling crap
RT Retail Therapy
2WW = 2-Week Wait
ABF = Adoptive Breastfeeding
AF = Aunt Flo or Menstrual cycle
AI = Artificial Insemination
AO = Anovulation
ART = Assisted Reproductive Technology
ASA = Anti-sperm Antibody
ASAP = As soon as possible
BB = Bulletin Board
BBL = Be back later
BBT = Basal Body Temperature
BCP = Birth Control Pills
BFN = Bye For Now
BFN = Big Fat Negative
BFP = Big Fat Positive
BH = Braxton Hicks Contractions
BIL = Brother-In-Law
BMS = Baby making Sex
BRB = Be Right Back
BTW = By the way
BW = Blood Work
CB = Cycle Buddy
CD = Cycle Day
CF = Cervical Fluid
CM = Cervical Mucus
DD = Dear Daughter
D&C = Dilation & Curettage
D&E = Dilation & Evacuation
DE = Donor Eggs
DES = Diethylstilbestrol (a synthetic estrogen)
DH = Dear Husband
DHAC = Don't Have A Clue
DI = Donor Insemination
DIUI = Donor Intrauterine Insemination
DOST = Direct Oocyte-Sperm Transfer
DPO = Days Post-Ovulation
DPR = Days Post-Retrieval
DPT = Days Post-Transfer
DS = Dear Son
DW = Darling Wife
Dx = Diagnosis
E2 = Estradiol
EE= endo Elf.
EBM = Expressed Breastmilk
ED = Egg Donor
ENDO = Endometriosis
ER=Egg Retrieval
FAQ = Frequently Asked Questions
FHR = Fetal Heart Rate
FSH = Follicle Stimulating Hormone
ET = Embryo Transfer
FE = Frozen Embryo
FET = Frozen Embryo Transfer
FIL = Father-In-Law
FSH = Follicle-Stimulating Hormone
FT = FertileThoughts
GC = Gestational Carrier
GIFT = Gamete Intrafallopian Transfer
GnRH = Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone
GP = General Practitioner
GS = Gestational Surrogate
HCG = Human Chorionic Gonadotropin
HOM = High Order Multiples
HPT = Home Pregnancy Test
HSG = Hysterosalpingogram ICSI = Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection
IF = Infertility
IF = Intended Father
IKWYM = I know what you mean
IM = Intramuscular injections
IM = Intended Mother
IMHO = In my humble opinion
IOR = Immature Oocyte Retrieval
IP's = Intended Parents
II - Implantation Imp
IR = Insulin Resistant
IUI = Intrauterine Insemination
IVF = In Vitro Fertilization
IVIg = Intravenous Immunoglobulin
LAC = Licensed Acupuncturist
LAP = Laparoscopy
LH = Luteinizing Hormone
LMAO = Laughing my @$$ off
LOL = Laughing Out Loud
LOL = Lots Of Love
LSP = Low Sperm Count
LPD = Luteal-Phase Defect
NKC = natural killer cells
MC = Miscarriage
MIL = Mother-In-Law
OD = Ovulatory Dysfunction
OHSS = Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome

ILU- i love you
becky


OPK = Ovulation Predictor Kit
OV = Ovulated
PA = Pelvic Adhesions
PCO = Polycystic Ovary Disease
PCOS = Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
PCT = Post Coital Test
PG = Pregnant
PID = Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
PIO = Progesterone In Oil
PIP's = Previous Intended Parents
PMS = Pre-menstrual Syndrome
POF = Premature Ovarian Failure
Prog = Progesterone
RE = Reproductive Endocrinologist
ROFL = Rolling on the floor laughing
ROFLMAO = Rolling on the floor laughing my @$$ off
RPL = Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
SA = Semen Analysis
SC - Subcutaneous Injections
SIS = Sister in surrogacy
SP = Sperm Count
SI = Secondary Infertility
SIL = Sister-In-Law
SAHM = Stay at home moms
SM - Surrogate Mother
STD = Sexually Transmitted Disease
TET = Tubal Embryo Transfer
TTC = Trying To Conceive
THX = Thanks
TS = Traditional Surrogate
TSH = Thyroid Stimulating Hormone
TTC = Trying to Conceive
TX = Treatment
UR = Urologist
US = Ultra Sound
YIDI = Yes I Did It
YW = You're Welcome
ZIFT = Zygote Intrafallopian Transfer
FF-Follicle Fairy
WW - Womb Wizard
WWW- Wise Womb Woman (over 40!!!)
+ve = positive (as in positive result or vibes)
-ve = negative (as in negative result

any new ones yet? NITB=Nicki is the best!!

PGD (pre-implantation diagnosis) is done to prevent babies being born to families wit hhigh incidence of fatal condidtions, it has had loads of publicity because of 'designer babies'

the # one is
TITB - Traci Is The Best

------PC Post cheat
TITB Traci is the best
FC Feeling crap
RT Retail Therapy
2WW = 2-Week Wait
ABF = Adoptive Breastfeeding
AF = Aunt Flo or Menstrual cycle
AI = Artificial Insemination
AO = Anovulation
ART = Assisted Reproductive Technology
ASA = Anti-sperm Antibody
ASAP = As soon as possible
BB = Bulletin Board
BBL = Be back later
BBT = Basal Body Temperature
BCP = Birth Control Pills
BFN = Bye For Now
BFN = Big Fat Negative
BFP = Big Fat Positive
BH = Braxton Hicks Contractions
BIL = Brother-In-Law
BMS = Baby making Sex
BRB = Be Right Back
BTW = By the way
BW = Blood Work
CB = Cycle Buddy
CD = Cycle Day
CF = Cervical Fluid
CM = Cervical Mucus
DD = Dear Daughter
D&C = Dilation & Curettage
D&E = Dilation & Evacuation
DE = Donor Eggs
DES = Diethylstilbestrol (a synthetic estrogen)
DH = Dear Husband
DHAC = Don't Have A Clue
DI = Donor Insemination
DIUI = Donor Intrauterine Insemination
DOST = Direct Oocyte-Sperm Transfer
DPO = Days Post-Ovulation
DPR = Days Post-Retrieval
DPT = Days Post-Transfer
DS = Dear Son
DW = Darling Wife
Dx = Diagnosis
E2 = Estradiol
EE= endo Elf.
EBM = Expressed Breastmilk
ED = Egg Donor
ENDO = Endometriosis
ER=Egg Retrieval
FAQ = Frequently Asked Questions
FHR = Fetal Heart Rate
FSH = Follicle Stimulating Hormone
ET = Embryo Transfer
FE = Frozen Embryo
FET = Frozen Embryo Transfer
FIL = Father-In-Law
FSH = Follicle-Stimulating Hormone
FT = FertileThoughts
GC = Gestational Carrier
GIFT = Gamete Intrafallopian Transfer
GnRH = Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone
GP = General Practitioner
GS = Gestational Surrogate
HCG = Human Chorionic Gonadotropin
HOM = High Order Multiples
HPT = Home Pregnancy Test
HSG = Hysterosalpingogram ICSI = Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection
IF = Infertility
IF = Intended Father
IKWYM = I know what you mean
IM = Intramuscular injections
IM = Intended Mother
IMHO = In my humble opinion
IOR = Immature Oocyte Retrieval
IP's = Intended Parents
II - Implantation Imp
IR = Insulin Resistant
IUI = Intrauterine Insemination
IVF = In Vitro Fertilization
IVIg = Intravenous Immunoglobulin
LAC = Licensed Acupuncturist
LAP = Laparoscopy
LH = Luteinizing Hormone
LMAO = Laughing my @$$ off
LOL = Laughing Out Loud
LOL = Lots Of Love
LSP = Low Sperm Count
LPD = Luteal-Phase Defect
NKC = natural killer cells
MC = Miscarriage
MIL = Mother-In-Law
OD = Ovulatory Dysfunction
OHSS = Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome

ILU- i love you
becky


OPK = Ovulation Predictor Kit
OV = Ovulated
PA = Pelvic Adhesions
PCO = Polycystic Ovary Disease
PCOS = Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
PCT = Post Coital Test
PG = Pregnant
PID = Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
PIO = Progesterone In Oil
PIP's = Previous Intended Parents
PMS = Pre-menstrual Syndrome
POF = Premature Ovarian Failure
Prog = Progesterone
RE = Reproductive Endocrinologist
ROFL = Rolling on the floor laughing
ROFLMAO = Rolling on the floor laughing my @$$ off
RPL = Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
SA = Semen Analysis
SC - Subcutaneous Injections
SIS = Sister in surrogacy
SP = Sperm Count
SI = Secondary Infertility
SIL = Sister-In-Law
SAHM = Stay at home moms
SM - Surrogate Mother
STD = Sexually Transmitted Disease
TET = Tubal Embryo Transfer
TTC = Trying To Conceive
THX = Thanks
TS = Traditional Surrogate
TSH = Thyroid Stimulating Hormone
TTC = Trying to Conceive
TX = Treatment
UR = Urologist
US = Ultra Sound
YIDI = Yes I Did It
YW = You're Welcome
ZIFT = Zygote Intrafallopian Transfer
FF-Follicle Fairy
WW - Womb Wizard
WWW- Wise Womb Woman (over 40!!!)
+ve = positive (as in positive result or vibes)
-ve = negative (as in negative result

any new ones yet? NITB=Nicki is the best!!

PGD (pre-implantation diagnosis) is done to prevent babies being born to families wit hhigh incidence of fatal condidtions, it has had loads of publicity because of 'designer babies'

the # one is
TITB - Traci Is The Best

------PC Post cheat
TITB Traci is the best
FC Feeling crap
RT Retail Therapy
2WW = 2-Week Wait
ABF = Adoptive Breastfeeding
AF = Aunt Flo or Menstrual cycle
AI = Artificial Insemination
AO = Anovulation
ART = Assisted Reproductive Technology
ASA = Anti-sperm Antibody
ASAP = As soon as possible
BB = Bulletin Board
BBL = Be back later
BBT = Basal Body Temperature
BCP = Birth Control Pills
BFN = Bye For Now
BFN = Big Fat Negative
BFP = Big Fat Positive
BH = Braxton Hicks Contractions
BIL = Brother-In-Law
BMS = Baby making Sex
BRB = Be Right Back
BTW = By the way
BW = Blood Work
CB = Cycle Buddy
CD = Cycle Day
CF = Cervical Fluid
CM = Cervical Mucus
DD = Dear Daughter
D&C = Dilation & Curettage
D&E = Dilation & Evacuation
DE = Donor Eggs
DES = Diethylstilbestrol (a synthetic estrogen)
DH = Dear Husband
DHAC = Don't Have A Clue
DI = Donor Insemination
DIUI = Donor Intrauterine Insemination
DOST = Direct Oocyte-Sperm Transfer
DPO = Days Post-Ovulation
DPR = Days Post-Retrieval
DPT = Days Post-Transfer
DS = Dear Son
DW = Darling Wife
Dx = Diagnosis
E2 = Estradiol
EE= endo Elf.
EBM = Expressed Breastmilk
ED = Egg Donor
ENDO = Endometriosis
ER=Egg Retrieval
FAQ = Frequently Asked Questions
FHR = Fetal Heart Rate
FSH = Follicle Stimulating Hormone
ET = Embryo Transfer
FE = Frozen Embryo
FET = Frozen Embryo Transfer
FIL = Father-In-Law
FSH = Follicle-Stimulating Hormone
FT = FertileThoughts
GC = Gestational Carrier
GIFT = Gamete Intrafallopian Transfer
GnRH = Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone
GP = General Practitioner
GS = Gestational Surrogate
HCG = Human Chorionic Gonadotropin
HOM = High Order Multiples
HPT = Home Pregnancy Test
HSG = Hysterosalpingogram ICSI = Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection
IF = Infertility
IF = Intended Father
IKWYM = I know what you mean
IM = Intramuscular injections
IM = Intended Mother
IMHO = In my humble opinion
IOR = Immature Oocyte Retrieval
IP's = Intended Parents
II - Implantation Imp
IR = Insulin Resistant
IUI = Intrauterine Insemination
IVF = In Vitro Fertilization
IVIg = Intravenous Immunoglobulin
LAC = Licensed Acupuncturist
LAP = Laparoscopy
LP-LITTLE P IS #1
LH = Luteinizing Hormone
LMAO = Laughing my @$$ off
LOL = Laughing Out Loud
LOL = Lots Of Love
LSP = Low Sperm Count
LPD = Luteal-Phase Defect
NKC = natural killer cells
MC = Miscarriage
MIL = Mother-In-Law
OD = Ovulatory Dysfunction
OHSS = Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome

ILU- i love you
becky


OPK = Ovulation Predictor Kit
OV = Ovulated
PA = Pelvic Adhesions
PCO = Polycystic Ovary Disease
PCOS = Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
PCT = Post Coital Test
PG = Pregnant
PGD. Preimplantation genetic diagnosis.

PID = Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
PIO = Progesterone In Oil
PIP's = Previous Intended Parents
PMS = Pre-menstrual Syndrome
POF = Premature Ovarian Failure
Prog = Progesterone
RE = Reproductive Endocrinologist
ROFL = Rolling on the floor laughing
ROFLMAO = Rolling on the floor laughing my @$$ off
RPL = Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
SA = Semen Analysis
SC - Subcutaneous Injections
SIS = Sister in surrogacy
SP = Sperm Count
SI = Secondary Infertility
SIL = Sister-In-Law
SAHM = Stay at home moms
SM - Surrogate Mother
STD = Sexually Transmitted Disease
TET = Tubal Embryo Transfer
TTC = Trying To Conceive
THX = Thanks
TS = Traditional Surrogate
TSH = Thyroid Stimulating Hormone
TTC = Trying to Conceive
TX = Treatment
UR = Urologist
US = Ultra Sound
YIDI = Yes I Did It
YW = You're Welcome
ZIFT = Zygote Intrafallopian Transfer
FF-Follicle Fairy
WW - Womb Wizard
WWW- Wise Womb Woman (over 40!!!)
+ve = positive (as in positive result or vibes)
-ve = negative (as in negative result

any new ones yet? NITB=Nicki is the best!!






PGD. Preimplantation genetic diagnosis

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Postby Zed2003 » Thu May 04, 2006 12:20 pm

WAYL

(what are you like!)

Becky my friend - how's things in your part of the world? Very long time no speak!!!

Zoe x
1st IVF - Easter 2002 - neg
2nd IVF - Summer 2002 - pos, but M/C 8 wks
3rd IVF Summer 2003 - pos with beautiful baby boy
April 2006 - miracles happen - positive naturally day after receiving IVF letter to start again! Another beautiful boy
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Postby ogr1 » Sun May 07, 2006 10:38 pm

oh my gosh how are you?

i just got back from a wonderful second honeymoon ...

i spent four hours getting my hair done.
normaly i go around with my hair in a pony tail...
they highlighted it and cut it.

had some wonderful food that i didnt have to cook...
just got back home last night..
what have you been up to?

:D
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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