Here’s a list of some infertility acronyms. I don’t use them often, but if I do, here’s where you can find out what I’m talking about.

Getting Started:
TTC – Trying to Conceive
DH – Dear Husband
IUI – Intra Uterine Insemination
2WW – Two Week Wait (Time from Ovulation/Egg Transfer to Pregnancy Test)
IVF – In Vitro Fertilisation (In Vitro = In Glass)

Alphabetical
AH – Assisted Hatching
ART – Assisted Reproductive Technology
BCP – Birth Control Pills
Beta – HCG pregnancy test
BFN – Big Fat Negative
D&C – Dilation & Curettage
DE – Donor Eggs
DH – Dear Husband
DPO – Days Post-Ovulation
DPR – Days Post-Retrieval
DPT – Days Post-Transfer
Dx – Diagnosis
E2 – Estradiol
ENDO – Endometriosis
ER – Egg Retrieval
ET – Embryo Transfer
FET – Frozen Embryo Transfer
FRED – First Response Early Detection
FSH – Follicle-Stimulating Hormone
hCG, HCG Human Chorionic Gonadotropin
hMG, HMG – Human Menopausal Gonadotropin
HPT – Home Pregnancy Test
HSG – Hysterosalpingogram
ICSI – Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection
IF – Infertility
IM – Intramuscular injections
IUI – Intrauterine Insemination
IVF – In Vitro Fertilization
LAP – Laparoscopy
LH – Luteinizing Hormone
LPD – Luteal-Phase Defect
MC, m/c – Miscarriage
O – Ovulation
OHSS – Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome
P4 – Progesterone
PCOS – Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
PG – Pregnant
PGD – Pre-implantation Genetic Diagnosis
PID – Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
PIO – Progesterone In Oil
RE – Reproductive Endocrinologist
SubQ – Subcutaneous injection
TTC – Trying To Conceive or get pregnant
Tx – Treatment
US, u/s – Ultrasound
2WW – 2 Week Wait (from transfer until pg test)
ZIFT – Zygote Intra-fallopian Transfer

Source:

fertilicare.org

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