Fertility Code

AF – Aunt Flo; your period

BBT – Basal Body Temperature

BD – Baby-Dance, aka Sexy-Time

BFN – Big Fat Negative HPT

BFP – Big Fat Positive HPT

CD – Cycle Day

CM – Cervical Mucus

DPO – Days Past Ovulation

DTD – Doing the Deed  (or Doing the Dirty, depending on what kinda mood I’m in.)

EWCM – Eggwhite Cervical Mucus, the most fertile kind.  It resembles eggwhites.  Gross, huh?

HPT – Home Pregnancy Test

HSG – Hysterosalpingogram (an x-ray procedure done to check if your fallopian tubes are clear)

IUI – Intrauterine Insemination (AKA, the turkey-baster method)

IVF – In Vitro Fertilization

LP – Luteal Phase (the days between OV and AF)

Ob-Gyn – Obstetrician-Gynecologist (lady-parts doctor)

OV – Ovulation

OPK – Ovulation Predictor Kit

POAS – Pee On A Stick (HPT)

PG – Pregnant

RE – Reproductive Endocrinologist (doctor who specializes in fertility issues)

S/E – Side-Effects

SA – Semen Analysis

TMI – Too Much Information (you’ll get a lot of that here)

TTC – Trying To Conceive

TWW – Two Week Wait (horrifying length of time between OV and when you can POAS)

U/S – Ultrasound

One Comment on “Fertility Code”

  1. suzanne
    December 3, 2012 at 1:54 pm #

    this is so helpfull im new to all this and dont know half the things ppl at talking about because its all ‘codes’

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