I'm going to put a link to this on my sidebar, after suitably updating it. I don't know all the acronyms, so help me please! Email, comments, etc. etc.
TTC - trying to concieve
2ww - two week wait
POAS - pee on a stick
NBHHY - nothing bad has happened yet
IVF - in vitro fertilization
IUI - intra uterine insemination
IF - infertility
MC - miscarriage
PG - pregnant
RE - reproductive endocrinologist
SW - social worker
AMom- adoptive mom
BMom - birth mom (I don't really use these last two, but I've seen them? any others preferred?)
DE - donor egg
DS - donor sperm, can also stand for dear son
DD - dear daughter, or blogger named DD (haha)
DH - dear husband, or damn husband depending on the mood of the blogger. (not me, nooooo, neeeveeerrr)
CD# - cd 1 is the first day of your period, or cycle day, etc. until CD28, when you are either PG or get AF (Aunt Flo) AKA the Crimson Bitch AKA your period.
HCG - human chorionic gonatropin - pregnancy hormone , injectible as a trigger shot or the amount of hormone measured in your blood, as in beta hcg.
FSH - follicle stimulating hormone, measured on Day 3 meant to be 10 or less. over 40 is menopause
LH - luteinizing hormone - hormone that peaks around ovulation
E2 - Estrogen - specifically estradiol
POF - premature ovarian failure, or premature menopause
PCOS - polycystic ovarian syndrome
ADs - antidepressants
stims - injectible meds used to stimulate the ovaries.
Meds - any medication
US - ultrasound
Dildocam - transvaginal ultrasound
PGD - preimplantation genetic diagnosis
Babydust - something that does not exist on this bitter effin blog