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List of Abbreviations

2WW: TWO WEEK WAIT (BEFORE TESTING, NOT ALWAYS 2 WEEKS)

 

AF: AUNTIE FLO (MENSES)

 

AFC: ANTRAL FOLLICLE COUNT

 

AMA: ADVANCED MATERNAL AGE

 

AMH:  ANTI-MULLERIAN HORMONE

 

ART: ASSISTED REPRODUCTIVE TECHNOLOGY

 

AH: ASSISTED HATCHING

 

BBT: BASAL BODY TEMPERATURE

 

BETA: HCG PREGNANCY TEST 

 

BFN: BIG FAT NEGATIVE (PREGNANCY TEST)

 

BFP: BIG FAT POSITIVE (PREGNANCY TEST)

 

B/W: BLOOD WORK

 

CD: CYCLE DAY

 

DE: DONOR EGGS

 

DEIVF: DONOR EGGS IN-VITRO FERTILIZATION

 

DHEA: DIHDROEPIANDROSTERONE

 

DOR: DIMINISHING OVARIAN RESERVE

 

DPO: DAYS POST OVULATION

 

DPR: DAYS POST-RETRIEVAL

 

DPT: DAYS POST-TRANSFER

 

DP3DT: DAYS POST 3 DAY TRANSFER

 

EDD: ESTIMATED DUE DATE

 

ENDO: ENDOMETRIOSIS 

 

ER / OR: EGG/OCCYTE RETRIEVAL

 

ET: EGG TRANSFER

 

FET: FROZEN EGG TRANSFER

 

FP: FOLLICULAR PHASE

 

FROSTIE: FROZEN EMBRYO

 

FSH: FOLLICLE STIMULATING HORMONE

 

GNRH: GONADOTROPIN-RELEASING HORMONE

 

HCG: HUMAN CHORIONIC GONADOTROPIN (HORMONE DETECTED BY PREGNANCY TESTS)

 

HSG: HYSTEROSALPINGOGRAM

 

ICSI: INTRA- CYTOPLASMIC SPERM INJECTION

 

IF: INFERTILITY

 

IUI: INTRA-UTERINE INSEMINATION

 

IVF: IN-VITRO FERTILIZATION 

 

LAP: LAPAROSCOPY

 

LH: LUTEINIZING HORMONE

 

LP: LUTEAL PHASE

 

LSP: LOW SPERM COUNT

 

M/C: MISCARRIAGE

 

MTFHR: METHYLENETETRAHYDROFOLATE REDUCTASE

 

MF: MALE FACTOR

 

O / OV: OVULATION 

 

OHSS: OVARIAN HYPERSTIMULATION SYNDROME

 

P1 / PROG: PROGESTERONE

 

PCOS: POLYCISTIC OVARIAN SYNDROME

 

PGD: PRE-IMPLANTATION GENETIC DIAGNOSIS 

 

PGS: PRE-IMPLANTATION GENETIC SCREENING

 

PID: PELVIC INFLAMMATORY DISEASE

 

PIO: PROG IN OIL

 

PMS: PRE-MENSTRUAL SYNDROME

 

PUPO: PREGNANT UNTIL PROVEN OTHERWISE

 

SA: SEMEN ANALYSIS

 

SUBQ: SUBCUTANEOUS INJECTION

 

STIMS: STIMULATION

 

TESE - TESTICULAR SPERM EXTRACTION

 

T4: THYROXINE

 

TTC: TRYING TO CONCEIVE

 

U/S: ULTRASOUND