TTC Dictionary

TTC Dictionary

If you have just started trying to conceive, its likely for you to have come across a lot of unfamiliar abbreviations which could be a little overwhelming in the beginning. I remember always running to google to check the meaning of those acronyms which sometimes just leaves me more confused than before.

Here’s a list of the most common abbreviations which you would likely get a hang of in no time:

2WW: Two weeks wait; the last two weeks of your menstrual cycle after ovulation when you wait before testing.

AF: Aunt Flo; Menstruation

BD: Baby dance; having sex for the sole purpose of conception

BBT: Basal Body Temperature

BC: Birth Control

BFN: Big Fat Negative

BFN: Big Fat Positive

CD: Cycle day

CM: Cervical mucus

DH: Darling Husband

DW: Darling Wife

DPO: Days past ovulation

EWCM: Egg white cervical mucus

GTC: Going to conceive

HPT: Home pregnancy test

HCG: Human Chronic Gonadotropin

IUI: Intra uterine insemination

IVF: In vitro fertilization

LMP: Last menstrual cycle

LP: Luteal phase

LPD: Luteal phase defect

MC: Miscarriage

OPK: Ovulation Prediction Kit

SA: Semen analysis

TTC: Trying to conceive