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    I'm not sure about BFP. But all the others are coming in handy! Thanks!




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    I still don't know what it means!


    Single Momma, of Two Amazing Little Men. They Have my heart like no other...

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    i think its big fat positive.

  4. #34

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    ok what about DBF?


    Single Momma, of Two Amazing Little Men. They Have my heart like no other...

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    hmmm. dont know on that one either! oh wait! It dear boyfriend. instead of DH.

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    or **** boyfriend

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    yup girlies.. ur right... dbf is dear boyfirend and bfp is big fat positive.

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    Wow, it's been an education! Thanks to you all...

  9. #39

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    I've seen the following a few times recently and don't see it on the cheat sheet below...any help???

    LO
    M/S

    Quote Originally Posted by admin View Post
    General-
    PPD- Post partum depression
    DD- Due date
    TTYL: Talk to you later
    TTFN-Ta ta for now
    BTDT- Been there, done that
    AP: Attached parenting
    NFL: Natural family living
    NFP: Natural family planning
    NPP: Not preventing pregnancy
    BC: birth control
    OP- original poster
    OMG- Oh my gosh
    LOL- Laughing out load
    ROFL- Rolling on floor laughing
    ROFLMAO- rolling on floor laughing my arse off
    LMAO- Laughing my arse off
    TMI- too much information
    BM- breast milk
    EBF- exclusively breastfed/ breast feeding
    BCP- birth control pills
    ITA- I totally agree or in total agreement
    ETA- edited to add
    EMM- expressed mother's milk
    OALD (overactive letdown)
    EP/EPing/EPer (exclusive pumping/pumper)
    EBM (expressed breastmilk),
    NAK (nursing at keyboard)
    NIP (nursing in public)
    WTDBOAFTB (whip the darn boob out and feed the baby)
    CD- Cloth diapering
    Fluff-also used to refer to cloth diapering (I know it isn't an acronym but I swear it took me a few minutes to decipher)
    Sposies- disposable diapers (again, not an acronym, but commonly used).
    LC- Lactation consultant
    OT-off topic
    SCDYD - Stop Causing Drama You Dinkalope

    TTC
    1ww- One-week wait
    2WW: Two-week wait (until you can take a pregnancy test)
    AF: Aunt Flo(w), your period (menses)
    BBT: Basal Body Temperature
    BD: Baby dance, sex
    BFN: Big Fat Negative (test result)
    BFP: Big Fat Positive (test result)
    CB: Cycle Buddy (someone who shares the same menstrual cycle/ovulation dates)
    CD: Cycle day
    CF: Cervical fluid
    CL: Corpus luteum
    CLC: Corpus luteum cyst
    CM: Cervical mucus
    CP: Cervical position
    CY: Cycle
    DI: Donor Insemination
    DH: spouse or significant other
    DF: Sear Fiance
    DBF-Dear Boyfriend
    FOB: Father of baby
    DPO: Days past ovulation
    DTD: Doing the dance, sex
    EW: Eggwhite (re: consistency of cervical mucus)
    FMU: First morning urine
    hCG: Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (pregnancy hormone)
    HSG-hysterosalginogram; die test for tube defects
    HPT: Home Pregnancy Test
    IF: Infertility
    IUI: Intra-uterine Insemination
    IVF: In Vitro Fertilization
    LH: luteinizing hormone
    LMP: Last Menstrual Period
    LP: Luteal phase
    LPD: Luteal phase defect
    O: Ovulation
    OPK: Ovulation predictor kit
    PCOS (POS): Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
    PG: Pregnancy, pregnant
    S/A: Sperm/semen analysis
    SHG-Sonohysterogram; saline U/S test for uterine/tube abnormalites
    TCOYF: Taking Charge of Your Fertility (book)
    TTC: Trying to conceive

    Loss-
    M/C: miscarriage
    BO: Blighted Ovum
    MM (or M/A, but it disturbs me) : missed miscariage, missed abortion.
    CP: chemical pregnancy

    Normal language
    BTDT - been there done that
    KWIM - know what I mean?
    YK - ya' know?
    IMO - in my opinion
    IMHO - in my honest opinion
    TIA - Thanks in advance
    WWYD - what would you do
    DH - dear husband
    DSO - dear significant other
    DF - dear fiance
    DBF - dear boyfriend
    DD - dear daughter
    DS - dear son
    DSD - dear step-daughter
    DSS - dear step-son
    FF - formula feeding
    BF - breastfeeding

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    Jae <3 Guest

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    LO = Little One
    M/S = Morning Sickness

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    Thanks Jamie, it all makes so much more sense now!

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    Jae <3 Guest

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    You are welcome.

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    What's CIO mean in Attachment parenting? Crying it out?


    I'm 24, Hun's 29, M/c March '08, and our Dorian (2/23/09)

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    Jae <3 Guest

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    Quote Originally Posted by Xhavierz View Post
    What's CIO mean in Attachment parenting? Crying it out?
    Yes.

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    Thanks.


    I'm 24, Hun's 29, M/c March '08, and our Dorian (2/23/09)

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    Jae <3 Guest

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    Welcome.

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    How about STC?
    Janeen - 30, Jimi - 42; Married October 21st, 2006;


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    STC is Struggling to Conceive

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    What is an "x-post?"
    Leigh(36)/Matt(40)/Sonja Lily(4)/Damien Andrew(1.5)




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    Quote Originally Posted by pumpkinpeejays View Post
    What is an "x-post?"
    It's a cross post, meaning it was posted on another thread as well.
    Janeen - 30, Jimi - 42; Married October 21st, 2006;


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    Quote Originally Posted by Janeen View Post
    It's a cross post, meaning it was posted on another thread as well.
    AHHHHH! That makes sense. Thanks!
    Leigh(36)/Matt(40)/Sonja Lily(4)/Damien Andrew(1.5)




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    LO means Little One, as in baby, or kid.


    Rachael - 24 Cameron 5.5 EDD 03/17/13

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    What is IRL? I have been seeing this one and have been a member for quite some time now..hmmm...

    Me-Lindsay(26)DH-Wade(32) My princess Mia (4 1/2) My sweet boy Cooper (6 months)

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    Jae <3 Guest

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    IRL - In Real Life.

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    omgoodness you have no clue how thankful I am that I found this thread!!!!! I feel so much more in the loop!!!
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    Two other ones I came across are FX and FMU? Anyone know what those are?


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    Jae <3 Guest

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    FX- Fingers crossed this one - How was it used??
    FMU - First Morning Urine

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    Actually that sounds about right for fingers crossed! Thanks


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    Welcome

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    what is BSRB in diapering forum?
    Last edited by molly; 05-09-2009 at 08:43 PM.


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