AI = Artificial Insemination
BCP = Birth Control Pill(s)
BUPA = British Union Provident Association (a large private insurance company that provides international coverage for children born abroad)
ED = Egg Donor
ER = Egg Retrieval
ET = Embryo Transfer
FET = Frozen Embryo Transfer
GS = Gestational Surrogate
HPT = Home Pregnancy Test
IF = Intended Father
IM = Intended Mother
IP = Intended Parent(s)
IUI = Intra Uterine Insemination
IVF = In Vitro Fertilization
PG = Pregnancy
RE = Reproductive Endocrinologist (a health care professional dealing with reproductive issues)
PGD = Pre Genetic Diagnosis
SM = Surrogate Mother
TS = Traditional Surrogate
U/S = Ultra Sound