Forum Abbreviations

Ever wonder what BFP or PPD mean? Check out our list of forum abbreviations to keep in the know when you are chatting online!

AF - Aunt Flow (menstruation)

AP - Attachment Parenting

AROM - Artificial Rupture of Membranes

BC - Birth Control

BCP- Birth Control Pills

BF - Breastfeeding

BFN - Big Fat Negative (pregnancy test)

BFP - Big Fat Positive (pregnancy test)

BIL - Brother In Law

BM - Bowel Movement or Breast Milk

BN - Brand New

BNIP - Brand New In Package

BTDT - Been There Done That

BTW - By The Way

CIO - Cry It Out

Circ - Circumcision

CM - Cervical Mucus

CS - Co-Sleep

DC - Dear Child

DCP - Day Care Provider

DD - Dear Daughter

DH - Dear Husband

DIL - Daughter In Law

DPO- Days Past Ovulation

DS - Dear Son

HowDSD - Dear Stepdaughter

DSS - Dear Stepson

DW - Dear Wife

EBF - Exclusively Breastfed or Extended Breastfeeding

EBM - Expressed Breast Milk

EDD - Estimated Due Date

EN - Extended Nursing

EP - Exclusively Pumping

EUC - Excellent Used Condition

EWCM - Egg White Cervical Mucus

FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

FF- Formula Fed/Feeding

FIL - Father In Law

FMLA - Family and Medical Leave Act

FSOT - For Sale or Trade

FT - For Trade

FTR - For The Record

FTT - Failure To Thrive

F/U - Follow Up

FYI - For You Information

FWIW - For What It's Worth

GN - Gender Neutral

GSE - Grapefruit Seed Extract

HB - Home Birth

HC - Hyena Cart

HPT - Home Pregnancy Test

HS - Home School

HTH - Hope That Helps or Happy To Help

IDSO - In Desperate Search Of

IDNO - In Desperate Need Of

IHA - I Have A

ILs- In Laws

IMAO - In My Arrogant Opinion

IME - In My Experience

IMHO - In My Humble Opinion

IMO - In My Opinion

IOW - In Other Words

ISO - In Search Of

JK - Just Kidding

JMO - Just My Opinion

KWIM - Know What I Mean

KWYM - Know What You Mean

LC - Lactation Consultant

LMAO - Laugh My A** Off

LMK - Let Me Know

LO - Little One

LOL - Laugh Out Loud

MIL - Mother In Law

ML - Medium Long

M/S - Morning Sickness

NB - Newborn

NAK - Nursing At Keyboard

NIP - Nursing In Public or New In Package

NFP - Natural Family Planning

NP - No Problem

NV - Non Vaccinating

OALD - Overactive Let Down

OHT - One Handed Typing

OMG - Oh My God

OP - Original Poster

OT - Off Topic

PAK - Pumping At Keyboard

PLMK - Please Let Me Know

PM - Private Message

POV - Point Of View

PPD - Postage Paid

ROFL- Rolling On the Floor Laughing

SAHD - Stay At Home Dad

SAHM - Stay At Home Mom

SIL - Sister In Law

SO- Significant Other

STBX - Soon To Be Ex

TIA - Thanks In Advance

TMI - Too Much Information

TTC - Trying To Conceive

TY - Thank You

UB - Unassisted Birth

UTI - Urinary Tract Infection

Vax - Vaccination

GUCV - Very Good Used Condition

WAHM - Work At Home Mom

WOHD - Work Out of Home Dad

WOHM - Work Out of Home Mom

WTG - Way To Go

XH - Ex Husband

YAGE - Yet Another Grand Exit

YK - You Know

YW - Your Welcome

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