What does BFP and BFN mean when talking about pregnancy test results?

By Andrea Rodrigo.
Last Update: 01/31/2018

BFP is a slang abbreviation for Big Fat Positive, which refers to a positive pregnancy test result. On the contrary, BFN means Big Fat Negative, and translates into a negative result.

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 Andrea Rodrigo
Andrea Rodrigo
BSc, MSc
Embryologist
Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Polytechnic University of Valencia. Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Assisted Reproduction from the University of Valencia along with the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI). Postgraduate course in Medical Genetics.
Embryologist. Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Polytechnic University of Valencia. Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Assisted Reproduction from the University of Valencia along with the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI). Postgraduate course in Medical Genetics.
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