Vitamin B-12 May Prevent Birth Defects
Women of childbearing age (especially those who are pregnant or trying to conceive) are advised to eat 400 mg of folic acid (folate) daily to prevent neural tube defects, such as spina bifida, from occurring in their babies. New research shows that vitamin B12 may also play a role.
Here is a list of the majority of acronyms and abbreviations you'll find on Babyfit. This helped me a lot when I first started!
2WW- 2week waiting time from O to when AF should (or doesn't!) arrive AF Aunt Flo AKA menstruation/period AMA Advanced Maternal Age (35+) AP attachment parenting BB or BBS Internet bulletin board BBL be back later BBT basal body temperature BCPS birth control pills BD Baby-dancing, or sex intended for conception. BF breastfeed, or boyfriend BFN/BFP Big Fat Negative/Positive, on a home pregnancy test BIL brother-in-law BM breast milk, or bowel movement BOB Batery operated Boyfriend BRB be right back BT Blood Test BTDT been there, done that BTW by the way BUMP Noting that you are "bumping" the message to the top of the page. CD cycle day CF cervical fluid CIO cry it out Circ. circumcise CM cervical mucus CP cervical position CWIM see what I mean CS or C/S cesarean section D&C dilation and curettage DC daycare DD dear daughter DF dear fiancee DH dear husband DS dear son DSD dear stepdaughter DSS dear stepson DPO Days Past Ovulation DW Dear wife EBF Extended breastfeeding Or Exclusive Breastfeeding EBM expressed breast milk EDD estimated due date ER Emergency Room EWCM egg white cervical mucus ETC Expecting to Conceive FF formula feeding FET Frozen Embreo Transfer FIL father-in-law FMU First Morning Urine FT full time FTR for the record FWIW for what it's worth FYI for your information GBS group b strep GD Gestational Diabeties GP General Practitioner (DR not OB/GYN) HPT home pregnancy test HTH hope this helps HSG Hysterosalpingogram: The x-ray "dye test" good for showing the shape of the uterine cavity and whether or not the oviducts are open. IB Implantation Bleeding IC incompetent cervix IMHO in my humble opinion IMO in my opinion IRL in real life IUI intrauterine insemination IVF in vitro fertilization JJ or J/J just joking JK or J/K just kidding JMHO just my humble/ honest opinion KWIM know what I mean L&D labor and delivery LMAO laughing my butt off LMP Last Menstrual Period LO little one LOL laughing out loud LP luteal phase MC or M/C miscarriage MIL mother-in-law ML maternity leave MM mother's milk MYOB mind your own business NFP natural family planning NMS not my style NMSAA not my style at all NP no problem OMG oh my gosh, or oh my god OPK Ovulation Prediction Kit OT off topic PG pregnant, or pregnancy POAS pee on a stick (take pregnancy test) POC Process of Conceiving PPD postpartum depression RE Reprductive Endocrinologist = A fertility specialist. ROFL rolling on floor laughing ROFLMAO rolling on floor laughing my A@@ off SA or s/a sperm analysis SAHD stay-at-home dad SAHM stay-at-home mom SAHP stay-at-home parent SAHW stay-at-home wife SD sperm donor SO significant other SIL sister-in-law TCOYF Taking Charge of Your Fertility, the guide to preconception TIA thanks in advance TOM Time Of Month (example: TOM came to visit) TMI too much information TTC Trying to Conceive US or U/S ultrasound VBAC vaginal birth after cesarean section WAH work at home WOH work out of the home XXX fingers crossed
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