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Postby NickiMark » Wed Jan 10, 2007 11:53 am

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
BBT = Basal Body Temperature
BCP = Birth Control Pills
BFN = Big Fat Negative
BFP = Big Fat Positive
BH = Braxton Hicks Contractions
BMS = Baby making Sex
BW = Blood Work
CB = Cycle Buddy
CD = Cycle Day
CF = Cervical Fluid
CM = Cervical Mucus
D&E = Dilation & Evacuation
DE = Donor Eggs
DES = Diethylstilbestrol (a synthetic estrogen)
DI = Donor Insemination
DIUI = Donor Intrauterine Insemination
DOST = Direct Oocyte-Sperm Transfer
DPO = Days Post-Ovulation
DPR = Days Post-Retrieval
DPT = Days Post-Transfer
Dx = Diagnosis
EC= egg collection
E2 = Estradiol
EBM = Expressed Breastmilk
ED = Egg Donor
ENDO = Endometriosis
FHR = Fetal Heart Rate
FSH = Follicle Stimulating Hormone
ET = Embryo Transfer
FE = Frozen Embryo
FET = Frozen Embryo Transfer
FSH = Follicle-Stimulating Hormone
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
HYP = hyperstimulation
ICSI = Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection
IF = Infertility
IM = Intramuscular injections
IM = Intended Mother
IF = Intended Father
IOR = Immature Oocyte Retrieval
IP's = Intended Parents
IR = Insulin Resistant
IUI = Intrauterine Insemination
IVF = In Vitro Fertilization
IVIg = Intravenous Immunoglobulin
LAC = Licensed Acupuncturist
LAP = Laparoscopy
LH = Luteinizing Hormone
LSP = Low Sperm Count
LPD = Luteal-Phase Defect
MC = Miscarriage
OD = Ovulatory Dysfunction
OHSS = Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome
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
PYL - is that the one for Piss Yourself Laughing?!
PIP's = Previous Intended Parents
PMA--positive mental attitude
PMS = Pre-menstrual Syndrome
PMSL - piss myself laughing
POF = Premature Ovarian Failure
Prog = Progesterone
PUPO = Pregnant Until Proven Otherwise
RE = Reproductive Endocrinologist
RPL = Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
ROFPMSL - rolling on floor pissing myself laughing - when it's really really funny!
SA = Semen Analysis
SC = Subcutaneous Injections
SI = Secondary Infertility
SIS = Sister in surrogacy
SM = Surrogate Mother
SP = Sperm Count
STD = Sexually Transmitted Disease
Stims = stimulation drugs
Stimming = using drugs to stimulate the ovaries
TET = Tubal Embryo Transfer
TS = Traditional Surrogate
TSH = Thyroid Stimulating Hormone
TTC = Trying to Conceive
TX = Treatment
UR = Urologist
US = Ultra Sound
ZIFT = Zygote Intrafallopian Transfer
TTC 6yrs......Have jumped off the rollercoaster for now, too many BFN's and too much heartache, to keep going....Moving on to fulfil other dreams!!!
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Great Question!

Postby hope2006 » Thu Feb 01, 2007 7:33 pm

I needed that too! Sometimes it takes me 20 minutes to figure out what everyone is saying. Thanks!
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Postby boomer » Sun Feb 11, 2007 1:46 am

Ronda,
you are not alone ! I'm new as well and spent a big part of my day today trying to break the codes also ! Glad you asked !
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Postby MissSunshine » Fri Mar 23, 2007 9:54 pm

and its in alphabetical order!
thank you !!
31 years young, 4 attempts at IUI failed now on my first Cycle of IVF.
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Postby MISSPIGGY » Mon Mar 26, 2007 8:40 am

Hi whats ici ?
SecondaryInfertility
Iui June05 neg
Iui July05 never got past folly scan
New Hosp
N/P Dec05 M/C7w5d
Iui+Ivf drugs 21Sept neg
Iui+Ivf drugs changed to Ivf mid/cycle er21/11 neg
2nd Ivf cycle 12/3BFP
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Postby meg12 » Fri Mar 30, 2007 6:36 pm

Could you mean icsi? That's when the doctor actually forces the sperm through the egg---it's a procedure used often when sperm is an issue as it helps the fertilization occur.
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Postby charlie78 » Mon Apr 02, 2007 5:35 pm

Could it be intracervical insemination?

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Me 30, DH 29
3 x IVF & 1 FET all BFN
IVF number 4 = BFP!!

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Postby Henrietta » Wed Apr 04, 2007 5:28 pm

Yes, that is what it is.
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TTC 1 year
1st IUI Jan 07 BFN
2nd IUI Feb 07 cancelled
3rd IUI April 29, 07 2ww=BFN
TTC ICI again Mar 08
TWW Test April 8th resulted in BFN
2nd ICI April 26, test on May 10.
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THANK YOU for asking!!!

Postby shep181 » Thu Jun 21, 2007 2:03 am

The "DH" was driving me crazy!!! I, too, thought it was donor, but it seemed so impersonal! LOL
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Postby vicky77 » Tue Nov 27, 2007 7:14 pm

DH= Dear Husband
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4th IVF 09/07....:D BFP !!!! :D....Benjamin born 06/18/08
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Postby valerie68 » Wed Jun 11, 2008 9:09 pm

edit
40 years young
1 ovary shy of a pair
IVF #1 May 08- chemical
Ivf #2
ER: 08/24 ET: 08/29 3 blasts :-)
BETA (10dp5dt)~ 275 Beta#2(12dp5dt)~ 720
MC @ 10 weeks.
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Postby to_have_fun08 » Tue Nov 18, 2008 1:21 am

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
BBT = Basal Body Temperature
BCP = Birth Control Pills
BFN = Big Fat Negative
BFP = Big Fat Positive
BH = Braxton Hicks Contractions
BMS = Baby making Sex
BW = Blood Work
CB = Cycle Buddy
CD = Cycle Day
CF = Cervical Fluid
CM = Cervical Mucus
D&E = Dilation & Evacuation
DE = Donor Eggs
DES = Diethylstilbestrol (a synthetic estrogen)
DI = Donor Insemination
DIUI = Donor Intrauterine Insemination
DOST = Direct Oocyte-Sperm Transfer
DPO = Days Post-Ovulation
DPR = Days Post-Retrieval
DPT = Days Post-Transfer
Dx = Diagnosis
EC= egg collection
E2 = Estradiol
EBM = Expressed Breastmilk
ED = Egg Donor
ENDO = Endometriosis
FHR = Fetal Heart Rate
FSH = Follicle Stimulating Hormone
ET = Embryo Transfer
FE = Frozen Embryo
FET = Frozen Embryo Transfer
FSH = Follicle-Stimulating Hormone
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
HYP = hyperstimulation
ICSI = Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection
IF = Infertility
IM = Intramuscular injections
IM = Intended Mother
IF = Intended Father
IOR = Immature Oocyte Retrieval
IP's = Intended Parents
IR = Insulin Resistant
IUI = Intrauterine Insemination
IVF = In Vitro Fertilization
IVIg = Intravenous Immunoglobulin
LAC = Licensed Acupuncturist
LAP = Laparoscopy
LH = Luteinizing Hormone
LSP = Low Sperm Count
LPD = Luteal-Phase Defect
MC = Miscarriage
OD = Ovulatory Dysfunction
OHSS = Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome
OPK = Ovulation Predictor Kit
OV = Ovulated
P&PT = Prayers and Positive Thoughts
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
PYL - is that the one for Piss Yourself Laughing?!
PIP's = Previous Intended Parents
PMA--positive mental attitude
PMS = Pre-menstrual Syndrome
PMSL - piss myself laughing
POF = Premature Ovarian Failure
Prog = Progesterone
PUPO = Pregnant Until Proven Otherwise
RE = Reproductive Endocrinologist
RPL = Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
ROFPMSL - rolling on floor pissing myself laughing - when it's really really funny!
SA = Semen Analysis
SC = Subcutaneous Injections
SI = Secondary Infertility
SIS = Sister in surrogacy
SM = Surrogate Mother
SP = Sperm Count
STD = Sexually Transmitted Disease
Stims = stimulation drugs
Stimming = using drugs to stimulate the ovaries
TET = Tubal Embryo Transfer
TS = Traditional Surrogate
TSH = Thyroid Stimulating Hormone
TTC = Trying to Conceive
TX = Treatment
UR = Urologist
US = Ultra Sound
ZIFT = Zygote Intrafallopian Transfer
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Re: Abbreviations Definitions?

Postby moorebaby » Fri Nov 12, 2010 1:13 am

AH= Assisted Hatching
ME: 32
DH: 38 (Severe MF)

IVF 1: BFP...M/C
IVF 2-5: BFN
IVF 6: BFP...it's twins!!

A strong, positive attitude will create more miracles than any wonder drug.

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Re: Abbreviations Definitions?

Postby Stephen » Fri Jun 17, 2011 12:58 pm

I agree with all of you. Thanks for sharing the post of different abbreviations.
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Re: Abbreviations Definitions?

Postby Arleen » Thu Jul 28, 2011 5:39 pm

Abbreviation is the shortest form of any word... It contains the main 2,3 letters. Those letters are the abbreviation of that particular word..
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