Terminology

2WW: Two week wait (the time between ovulation and waiting for a period or a positive pregnancy test). Also known as Torture.

Amenorrhoea: no menstrual periods

BFN: Big fat negative (negative pregnancy test)

BFP: better than a BFN!

CD: cycle day

CM: Cervical mucus

DPO: days post ovulation

FS: Fertility specialist

H: My patient and optimistic husband

HSG: Hysterosalpingogram

PCOS: Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

PRL: Prolactin

SA: Semen analysis

TTC: Trying to conceive

US: Ultrasound. An US with contrast is like an HSG but with US rather than x-rays.

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