are you my moms?

the musings of yet another lesbian couple on the journey of mother(s)hood

TTC Glossary August 29, 2011

Hopefully people reading this know many of these acronyms, but since some of you are new to our little underworld, here is a quick reference:


art = assisted reproductive technology

bfp = big fat positive

bfn = big fat negative

cd = cycle day

hcg = human chorionic gonadotropin

hsg = hysterosalpingogram

iui = intrauterine insemination

ivf = in vitro fertilization

opk = ovulation predictor kit (aka “smiley sticks”)

ttc =trying to conceive

tww = two week wait


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