Acronyms

What do those surrogacy terms mean?

2WW – 2 week wait (the wait between transfer and testing)

AF – Aunt Flo (menstrual cycle)

BFN – Big Fat Negative (negative pregnancy test)

BFP – Big Fat Positive (positive pregnancy test)

DE – Donor Egg

DET – Double Embryo Transfer

DFET – Double Frozen Embryo Transfer

D/R – Down Regulation (first stage of long protocol IVF)

DPO – Days Past Ovulation

DPT – Days Past Transfer

EC – Egg Collection

ED – Egg Donor/Donation

ET – Embryo Transfer

FET – Frozen Embryo Transfer

FMU – First Morning Urine

FSH – Follicle Stimulating Hormone

GTK – Get To Know (period of time getting to know someone)

HPT – Home Pregnancy Test

IF – Intended Father

IM – Intended Mother

IP – Intended Parent

KED – Known Egg Donor/Donation

M/C – Miscarriage

OPK – Ovulation Predictor Kit

OTD – Official Test Day

POAS – Pee On A Stick

PUPO – Pregnant Until Proven Otherwise

SET – Single Embryo Transfer

SA – Semen Analysis

SD – Sperm Donor/Donation

TTC – Trying to Conceive