TTC Abreviations

Many have asked that I write a key on all of the trying to conceive blog abbreviations, so here it is.

  • TTC= Trying to conceive
  • TWW= Two week wait (the time after ovulation when waiting to test)
  • DPO= Day post ovulation
  • DPIUI= Day past IUI
  • DP5DT or DP3DT= Days Past 3 or 5 Day Transfer (used when doing IVF or FET)
  • BFN= Big fat fucking negative
  • BFN= Big fat fucking positive
  • IUI= Intra-uterine insemination
  • ICI= Intra-cervical insemination
  • IVF= In-Vitro Fertilization
  • FET= Frozen Embryo Transfer
  • RE= Reproductive Endocrinologist
  • CD= Cycle day
  • CP/CT= Cervical position and cervical texture
  • CM= Cervical mucus
  • CHARTING/TEMPING= The process of taking your temperature once a day before you get up at the same time every morning to gain valuable information about your fertility and overall reproductive health.
  • AF= Aunt flow (menstrual cycle)

There are lots more in blog world but those are the only ones I’ve used thus far in my TTC journey. Hope it helps.


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