The Secret Language of Mothers

LM, LA, DPP, CAM, GO are some of the terms we use. You know what they mean? That special language speak the mothers? Come with us and realize once and for all what they are talking about.

“Do you have a consultation with the GO? He told you your DPP? ”

“You’re going to LM or HER?”

“If you have problems with breastfeeding consultation a CAM.”

Is totally lost? We give a help! In addition to all the news that pregnancy brings with all the changes in the body and in life, also brings changes to the language. Mothers tend to become familiar with a lot of acronyms and use them throughout the pregnancy and continue to use them after the baby is born. Some are used almost daily, some not so, but for those who are outside the universe of motherhood will most likely find that they all are ‘Chinese Dictionary‘. But we’re going to help and show a dictionary of acronyms are you going to do with that can understand what moms are saying:

The

AC-Food supplement

AU-uterine height: used to assess the baby’s growth. The doctor uses a tape measure to measure how your belly grows.

LOVE-Exclusive Breastfeeding

(B)

BCF-Fetal Heart Tones

BLW-Baby Led Weaning-technique that encourages the autonomy of the baby during meals

(C)

CA-Abdominal Circumference

CC-Shared Bed

CCN-Length head-butt

CAM-breastfeeding counselor

LM, LA, DPP, CAM, GO are some of the terms we use. You know what they mean? That special language speak the mothers? Come with us and realize once and for all what they are talking about.

(D)

DBP-bi-parietal Diameters: measure

DPP-proposed date for delivery

A – date of last menstrual period

And

And – Obstetric Nurse

(F)

IVF-in Vitro Fertilization

G

GO-Gynecologist and Obstetrician

(I)

Ia – Artificial Insemination

GA – Gestational Age

IIC-Isthmus-Cervical Insufficiency: when the cervical canal doesn’t have the capacity to support the weight of pregnancy without dilate

ILA-amniotic fluid index

L

LA-1) amniotic fluid/2) Formula

LD-Free Demand: when the baby needs is that define feedings and there are no fixed times

LDR-Labor Delivery Room: delivery rooms

LM-1) breast milk/2) maternity leave

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