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zosiasmama 07-31-2007 12:48 AM

ABBREVIATION/ACRONYMS List
 
So here it is!! Hope it helps many of you out while navigating this big world of cloth!!! All of the wonderful click and go HTML stuff was done by Rosella (see 2nd post) and I really want to thank her for doing that,it is so much easier since it is so big! I ask that no one posts here, but send me a PM if you see something that needs to be added!! Thanks, Danni

Abbreviations by Category
Abbreviations by Category
Diaper Brands and WAHM Links
Other WAHM Links without Acronyms
Cloth Diaper Terms and Acronyms
General and Parenting Acronyms



Diaper Brands and WAHM Links
Diaper Brands and WAHM Links

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

A
AAD: August Afternoon Design www.augustafternoon.com & www.hyenacart.com/augustafternoon
ABB: Apple Bottom Baby http://hyenacart.com/AppleBottomBaby/
AK: Adventure Knits http://hyenacart.com/AdventureKnits/
AL: Angel Luvz
AMP: Annie Marie Padorie http://www.ampdiapers.com
ASD: Alphabet Soup Designs www.alphabetsoupdesign.com
ASIL: And Such is Life
ATC: All Things Cloth www.AllThingsCloth.com
ATD: All Together Deluxe www.nickisdiapers.com
AVD: AVDesigns www.hyenacart.com/avdesigns
AW: Angel Wraps http://www.angelwraps.com/

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B
BB: Baby Blanket http://www.thebabyblanket.com/store/Default.asp
BB: Baby Bloomers
BB: Batik Bum http://hyenacart.com/BatikBum
BB: BeccaBottom http://www.beccabottoms.com/
BB: Bella Bottoms http://www.bellabottoms.com/catalog/index.php
BB: Better Bums www.hyenacart.com/betterbums and www.betterbums.com
BB: Blessed Bottomz http://www.blessedbottomz.com/diaper_home.htm
BB: BottomBumpers http://www.bottombumpers.com/
BB: Butterfly Bunz http://hyenacart.com/butterflybunz/
BBB: Bear Bottom Britches http://www.bearbottombritches.com/
BBB- Big Boy Britches- www.hyenacart.com/2by2boutique
BBB: Bouncin Baby Bums www.bouncinbabybums.bravehost.com
BBB: Bumblebuns Baby Boutique www.bumblebuns.com
BBD: Baby Bear Diapers http://www.babybeardiapers.com/
BBD: Bubble Butt Diapers http://hyenacart.com/bubblebuttdiapers/
BBG: Burgh Baby Gear www.burghbabygear.com or www.hyenacart.com/burghbabygear/
BBH: Baby Beehinds http://www.babybeehinds.com.au
BBH: Bizzy Beehive www.bizzybhive.com
BBL: Blackbird Lane www.blackbirdlane.com
BG: Bumgenius www.cottonbabies.com
BH: Bunny Hugs
BCK: BabyCakes Knits http://babycakesknits.etsy.com
BP: Berry Plush www.diaperware.com/productpage/jamtots.htm
BP: Blue penguin http://www.bluepenguin.biz/
BSWW: Bummis Super Whisper Wrap http://www.bummis.com/en/Products/co...isperWrap.html
BWB: Beedie Weedie Boutique www.beedieweedieboutique.com http://hyenacart.com/beedieweedie/

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C
CB: Cottage Babies http://hyenacart.com/cottagebabies/
CB: Cotton Babies www.cottonbabies.com
CB: Cuddlebunz http://www.cuddlebunz.com
CB: CuddleBuns™ diapers http://www.cuddlebunsdiapers.com
CBC: Cuddlebug Cloth http://hyenacart.com/cuddlebugcloth/
CBL: Carriers By Lisa www.CarriersByLisa.com
CC: Cloth Canoe http://hyenacart.com/TheClothCanoe/
CC: Cub Covers http://hyenacart.com/CubCovers-WolfWoolies
CC: Crystals Cloth http://crystalscloth.com/store/Default.asp
CDE: Cloth Diaper Exchange www.clothdiaperexchange.com
CM: Cotton Mamma www.cottonmamma.com
CNC: Cuties N Cotton http://www.cutiesncotton.com
CRAT: Aristocrat http://www.tinytush.com/aristocrats_wool_soakers.htm
CT: Cloth Thoughts http://cloththoughts.com/cart/
C9S: Cloud 9 Softie http://cloud9.ewahm.com

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D
DB: DryBees http://www.drybees.com
D-B: Desert-Blooms www.desert-blooms.com
DC: Dimple Cheeks http://hyenacart.com/DimpleCheeksDiapers/
DD: Daisy Doodles http://www.daisy-doodles.com
DD: Dilly-Doo http://www.dillydoos.com
DE: DreamEze
DnF : Dunk N Fluff www.dunknfluff.com/shop


E

EGD: Elizabeth Grace Design
EMC2: EMC Square http://www.hyenacart.com/MonkeyWranglers
ES: Eesti Slings www.eestislings.com or http://hyenacart.com/eestislings/
ESB: Essential Salts Baby

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F
FB: Fuzzi Bunz www.fuzzibunz.com
FB: Fuzbaby http://www.fuzbaby.com/
FBD: Fly Baby Designs http://www.flybabydesigns.net/store/
FCB: First Class Baby/Fluffy Mail www.fluffymail.com
FF: Fuzzie Fannies www.hyenacart.com/FuzziFanniesCreations
FF: The Fanciful Fanny www.hyenacart.com/TheFancifulFanny
FF: Firefly http://www.fireflydiapers.com/
FF: Fuzzi Fannies Creations www.fuzzifannies.com http://hyenacart.com/FuzziFanniesCreations/
FFC: Funny Farm Creations www.piggyprefolds.com or www.hyenacart.com/funnyfarmcreations
FFF: Frugal Fanny Flannels
FMBG: Full Moon Baby Gear www.fullmoonbabygear.com

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G
GAD: Green Acre Designs www.greenacredesigns.com
GGK: Gaelic Garden Knits http://www.gaelicgardenknits.com
GM:goodmama http://thegoodmama.com/
GMAR: Grow Me a Rainbow http://www.growmearainbow.com/store/
GMD: Green Mountain Diapers http://www.greenmountaindiapers.com/
GW: Goddess Whispers www.hyenacart.com/goddesswhispers

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H
HB: Honey Boy www.honeboydiapers.com
HBB: Hillbilly Bunny http://www.hillbillybunny.com/shop/
HBB: Honey Bee Baby
HBK: HuckleBerry Knits http://huckleberryknits.com
HC: Happy Cheeks http://hyenacart.com/HappyCheeksDiapers/
HD: Harleez Dipeez
HH: Happy Heiny's www.happyheinys.com
HH: Happy Hempy's www.happyheinys.com
HH: Heavenly Huggers www.hyenacart.com/heavenlyhuggers soon to be www.heavenlyhuggers.com
HL: Holdens Landing http://www.holdenslanding.com/store/Default.asp
HP: Haute Pockets
HPC: Hidden Pearl Creations www.hiddenpearlcreations.com

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I

J
JB: Joey Bunz www.babykicks.com/joeys.html
JB: Jelly Bean http://www.jellybeandiapers.com
JB: Jolly Bums www.Jollybums.com www.momsboardwalk.com
JT: Just Tomatoes

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K
KB: Kozee Baby http://kozeebaby.net
KBK: Ky Baby Knits http://hyenacart.com/KyBabyKnits/
KC: Korbins Cloth
KCK: Kayla's Cloth Kits http://hyenacart.com/kaylasclothkits
KHW: Kind Hearted Women http://www.kindheartedwomen.com/main.php
KK: Kuddly Kreations http://hyenacart.com/KuddlyKreations/
KK: The Keiki Kompany http://hyenacart.com/TheKeikiKompany/
KL: Kissaluvs http://www.kissaluvs.com
KL0: Kissaluvs size 0 http://www.kissaluvs.com
KMB: Kiss My Bunz
KND: Knickernappies Disposanot http://knickernappies.com
KP: Kiwi Pie www.kiwipie.com
KS: Kozy Seat www.kozyseat.com
KSS: Kool Sheep Soakers
KTN: KT Naturals www.ktnaturals.com

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L
LB: Little Beetles
LB: Lovey Bums http://www.loveybums.com
LBFW: Little Blue Frog Works www.littlebluefrogworks.com
LC: Little Caboose www.fluffymail.com
LD: Luke’s Drawers http://www.lukesdrawers.com/
LF: London Frogg http://londonfrogg.com or http://hyenacart.com/LondonFrogg
LHC: Lucy's Hope Chest www.lucyshopechest.com
LK: Lizzie Knits http://www.hyenacart.com/WAHMOriginals
LK: Lotus Knits
LL: Little Lambs
LL: Little Liam (wool longies) www.hyenacart.com/LittleLiam
LL: Little Landings www.littlelandings.com
LLB: Lil Ladybug Boutique http://hyenacart.com/LiLLadybugBoutique/
LLJ: Llamajamas http://www.llamajama.com
LLL: Little Lounging Lizards
LRD: Little Rain Dancers www.littleraindancers.com
Lves: Luvease http://www.hyenacart.com/Luvease
LWB: Little Witchy Britches
LWB: Living Water Boutique http://precious.in.his.sight.angelfire.com/index.html and moving to http://www.livingwaterboutique.com soon

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M
MA : Magic All
MB: Mitch’s Britches http://mitchsbritches.com/ & http://hyenacart.com/mitchsbritches/
MD: Monkey Doodlez http://www.monkeydoodlez.com/store/Default.asp
ME: Motherease www.motherease.com
MEAF: Motherease Air Flow www.motherease.com
MED: Midlle Earth Diapers http://www.middleearthdiaper.com/index.php
MEOS: Motherease Oneszie www.motherease.com
MGD: Mother Goose Designs http://hyenacart.com/onestore.php?vid=454&category=36
MHM: Mile High Monkeys www.milehighmonkeys.com
MJB: Meghann's Jewelry Box http://hyenacart.com/meghannsjewelrybox
http://hyenacart.com/MonkeyWranglers
MK: Micsknitz www.hyenacart.com/micsknitz
MM: Mosaic Moon http://www.mosaicmoon.com
MM: Maldin Mills (microfleece)
MMC: Melie Mello Creations http://meliemello.etsy.com
MOE: Mother of Eden www.fuzzibunz.com
MPB: My Precious Baby by April http://hyenacart.com/mypreciousbabybyapril/
MT: Mommy's Touch
Mutt: Muttaqins http://hyenacart.com/MuttaqinBaby/

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N
NB: Nekkie Blankie™ www.nekkieblankie.com & www.hyenacart.com/nekkieblankie
NBC: Nothing Butt Cloth www.nothingbuttcloth.com
NG: Natural Goodies http://www.naturalgoodies.net/store
NYMCD: Not Your Mama's Cloth Diapers www.NotYourMamasClothDiapers.com

O
OBB: Olive Branch Baby http://olivebranchbaby.com/
OMG: One Mad Giraffe www.hyenacart.com/onemadgiraffe

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P
PaB: Peek-a-Booties by RamieBaby Designs http://www.hyenacart.com/RamieBabyDesigns
PBBA: Precious Baby by April http://hyenacart.com/mypreciousbabybyapril/
PBPD: Potbellied Pig Design [url]http://www.potbelliedpigdesigns.ca/p...ge/4692978.htm[/url
http://hyenacart.com/onestore.php?vid=619&category=4
PC: Precious Coverings http://www.preciouscoverings.com
PC: Pocket Change http://www.thenaturalbabyco.com/pocket.html
PD: Poochies™ diapers http://www.poochiesdiapers.com
PL:Pink Lemonade www.pinklemonadeshop.com or http://hyenacart.com/pinklemonade
PN: Pattynaps
PP: Preston's Pants www.middleearthdiaper.com
PP- Prissy Pants- www.hyenacart.com/2by2boutique
PP: Punky Padding http://www.punkypadding.com/
PPS- Prissy Pants Skirty- www.hyenacart.com/2by2boutique
PW: Peewell http://www.clothetc.com
PWP: Patchwork Pixie http://www.patchworkpixie.com/

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Q
QB: Quilts on the Bed http://www.quiltsonthebed.com/

R
RaR: Rump~a~rooz www.rumparooz.com
RB: Renegade Baby www.RenegadeBaby.net
RB: Righteous Baby www.righteousbaby.com
RB: Royal Buns http://hyenacart.com/royalbuns/
REO: Red Earth Originals www.redearthoriginals.com
RFF: Robyns Fanny Fluff
RIKKI: Motherease diaper cover www.motherease.com
RK: Ribbit Knits http://hyenacart.com/ribbitknits/
RKD: Raspberry Kissed Designs www.raspberrykisseddesigns.com or www.hyenacart.com/buddhabellies
RLP Rachel's Legal Pad Http://www.hyenacart.com/RachelsLegalPad
Roo: Wonderoo
RR: Royal Rumps www.royalrumps.com

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S
Sandys: Motherease fitted www.motherease.com
SB: Swaddle Bees www.swaddlebees.com
SB: SugarBuns
SB: StarBunz
SBB: Sweet Baby Botique www.sweetbabybotique.com/store
SBC: Sweet Bottom Creek www.SweetBottomCreek.com
SB'ish Sustainable Babyish www.sloomb.com or www.hyenacart.com/sustainablebabyish
SBW: Sugar Buns Wool & More www.hyenecart.com/pamperedbaby
SC:Stinky Couture http://www.stinkycouture.com/
SC: Simply Cloth
SDF: Steph's Diaper Factory http://stephsdiaperfactory.com
SDI: Seun Designs Inc. http://www.hyenacart.com/MonkeyWranglers
SEZ: Snap-Ez www.snap-ez.com
SK: SweetKnits www.sweetknits.com
SKB: Sunkissed Babies
SKC: Spooky Kitty Collective http://www.spookykittycollective.com
SMS: Steph and Mernie’s Stuff http://steffandmerniesstuff.com
SNB: Snuggle Buttz www.snugglebuttz.com
SnS: Strawberries n Sunshine http://www.StrawberriesNSunshine.com
SOS: Susie One Size http://sosdiapers.wahmweb.com/store/Default.asp.
SP: Sassypants www.hyenacart.com/sassypants
SPB: Sugar Plum Baby http://www.sugarplumbaby.com
STF: Snug to Fit
STT: Sassy Turtle Thread http://www.sassyturtlethreads.com
SWB: Sweetiebums www.sweetiebums.com

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T
TBK: Troika Baby Knits http://www.Hyenacart.com/WAHMOriginals
TCC: The Cloth Canoe www.hyenacart.com/TheClothCanoe
TCM: The Cat's Meow www.jenncatsmeow.com
TCT: The Cushie Tushie www.thecushietushie.com
TFD: Tail Feather Diapers http://www.tailfeathersdiapers.com/
TFF: Thirsties Fab Fitteds http://www.thirstiesbaby.com/
TT: Tinkle Traps http://www.tinkletraps.com/store/Default.asp
TT: Trendy Tush http://www.hyenacart.com/treasuretots http://www.freewebs.com/trendytush
TTD: A Time to Dye" (It's hand-dyed yarn.)www.atimetodye.com www.hyenacart.com/TinyLadyCooperative)

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U
UTN: Under the Nile http://www.underthenile.com/underthenile/index.php

V
VB: Very Baby www.verybaby.com
VBSN: Very Baby Simply Nights www.verybaby.com
VDC: Vermont Diaper Company http://www.vermontdiapercompany.com
Vimse: Imse Vimse www.imsevimse.us
VK: Valor Kids http://hyenacart.com/valorkids/

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W
WBK: Wool Baby Knits http://www.woolbabyknits.com
WC: Woolful Comforts http://hyenacart.com/WoolfulComforts/
WCW: Wild Child Woolies www.wildchildwoolies.com
WG: Wondrous Gems www.wondrousgems.com
WW: Wonderful Woolies
WW: Wolf Woolies
WW: Wonderworks
WWB: Wiggle Worm Bottoms www.wigglewormbottoms.com/store

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X
Y

Z
ZBG: Zoom Baby Gear www.zoombabygear.com
ZZ: Zany Zebra http://hyenacart.com/ZanyZebraDesigns/

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Other WAHM Links without Acronyms
Other WAHM Links without Acronyms

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2 by 2 Boutique www.hyenacart.com/2by2boutique
2Cute2Cover: http://stores.ebay.com/2cute2cover-Q...eNameZl2QQtZkm
A
Adorabumz: www.adorabumz.com

Art for Hire: http://hyenacart.com/art_for_hire/

B
Bourgeois Baby www.bourgeoisbaby.com
B. Rose Boutique (Toasty Tots legwarmers) http://hyenacart.com/PamperedBaby/

C
Cozy Baby Boutique www.cozybabyboutique.com


D
DoodleBug Decor http://www.hyenacart.com/Doodlebugdecor

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E

F
Fussy Boy Photography http://www.diaperswappers.com/forum/...d.php?t=152725

G
H
I

J
Juliet's Balcony www.juliets-balcony.com (not up and running yet) and www.hyenacart.com/monkeywranglers

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K
L
Little Boppershttp://www.LittleBoppers.com
I make and sell CuddleBuns and Poochies diapers, as well as SnuggleBees™ Waldorf-inspired dolls and other items for Make Believe play like butterfly wings and playsilks, etc...
LoveBug Designs: Cards that smile back! Custom Photo Cards for Any occassions!! www.lovebugdesignsandmore.com

M
Mama's Bug a Boo www.mamasbugaboo.com
Messages in the Sand http://www.messagesinthesand.net

N
O

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P
Photoscrappin4u Advocacy wear and MORE!! cafepress.com/photoscrappin4u

Q
R

S
Serene•Terrene (custom Patchwork Mei-Tai's) www.serene-terrene.com

T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z

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Cloth Diaper Terms and Acronyms
Cloth Diaper Terms and Acronyms

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3SR: 3 Step Rise

A
AI2: all in two , usually has a snap in liner
AIO: all in one diaper
AP: Attachment Parenting
APLIX: brand of hook and loop similar to velcro

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B
BOV: bamboo organic velour
BKT: burly knit terry
BN: Brand New
Bump: Putting “bump” into a post is a way to move the thread back up to the top of a forum
BV: bamboo velour

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C
CBOS: Cotton Babies One Size insert
CD: cloth diaper
CM: chubby medium
Colorway: The color of the yarn
Contour Diaper: Contour diapers are usually hourglass shaped with no folding necessary. Just lay them in a wrap or diaper cover
CPF: Chinese prefolds
Crunchy: is like super nutty...not what our modern day society considers normal. It's like an alternative to saying you're nuts! It's kind of used for natural, earthy, or renounced lifestyles, because these kind of things seem so strange in a modern world full of 'conveniences'

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D
DSQ: diaper service quality
DWR: Durable Water Repellent (a brand of spray used to re-waterproof diapers)

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E
EBF: exclusively breastfed (you’ll see in reference to how a diaper holds EBF poo)
EC: Elimination communication:[/b] it is where babies don't wear diapers and the parents watch for cues that they are about to pee or poop and take them to the restroom. Lots of mamas swear by it (and it is practiced exclusively in many third world countries).
EO: essential oil
ETA: edited to add
EUC: excellent used condition

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F
FFS: free for shipping
Fitted: Fitted diapers are used in place of prefolds or contours. They require a diaper cover or wrap, however they are cut in an hourglass shape and have elastic around the legs and waist and have either snaps or hook and loop fasteners
FL: front loader (washing machine)
FLAG: fits like a glove
FLAM: fits like a mitten
Flat: a diaper that is typically 27"x27" square, single ply diaper to fold
FOE: fold over elastic
FPP: funded PayPal
FRB: Flat Rate Box
FBE: Flat Rate Envelope
FS: for sale
FS: front snapping
FSOT: for sale or trade
FT: for trade
FUC: fair used condition

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G
GN: gender neutral
GUC: good used condition

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H
HC: Hyena Cart www.hyenacart.com an online store “A collection of earth-friendly shops”
Hemp: hemp is made from the inner bark of the hemp plant. It is becoming increasingly popular for use in diapers because of its durability, absorbency and natural anti-microbial properties
Hyena: term for hard to get, popular diapers that are stalked by diaper hungry moms

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I
IDNO: in desperate need of
IDSO: in desperate search of
IHA: I have available
IPF: indian prefold
ISO: in search of

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J
K

L
LN: like new

M
M/L or ML: medium long (size usually the same as a medium except for the rise
MM: Malden Mills (Brand of fleece)

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N
NB: newborn

O
OC: organic cotton
OCV: organic cotton velour
OS: one size - a diaper that usually fits a child from birth up until about 35 lbs
OV: organic velour

P
PF: prefold - diapers with a center strip thickness - they still need to be folded to fit the baby
PL’ed: Potty Learned or Learning
PP: PayPal www.paypal.com
PPD: postage paid (you'll see this when a price listed includes shipping)
PSA: public service announcement
PUL: polyurethane laminate, a material used to make diaper covers/wraps, the outer of many pocket diapers or AIOs

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Q
QD: quick dry

R
RLR: is a laundry additive that softens the water and helps remove/prevent build for people who have hard water.
RME: Revolution Money Exchange A new company that is competition for Paypal.

S
SAHD: stay at home dad
SAHM: stay at home mom
SC: suedecloth (stay dry inner folds)
SS: side snapping
Stalking: is waiting around for a product to stock. People ask for stalking help to have better odds at scoring items on HC
STM: ship to me, as used during co-ops and presales where you have to pay to have your item shipped to the person running the sale and then again to have it shipped to you.
Stripping: this is when you have detergent buildup in your diapers and you must run multiple hot rinses until the bubbles are gone

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T
TBW:
The BabyWearer
TDF: to die for
T&T :Turned and Topstitched (some people prefer this as opposed to serged edges on fitteds)
TTO: tea tree oil

U
UBCPF: unbleached chinese prefolds
UBIPF: unbleached Indian prefolds
UC: used condition

V
VGUC: very good used condition

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W
WAHD: work at home dad
WAHM: work at home mom
Wagon: Going on the wagon is choosing (or being forced to choose) to not buy anymore diapers. It is a term used often with drinking alcohol. If you have been drinking a lot, you say that you are “going on the wagon” and then you stop for a while
WIO: wool in one -AIO with a wool cover rather than fleece or cotton
WOHD: work out of home dad
WOHM: work out of home mom
Wool Soaker: A wool soaker is basically a diaper cover made exclusively of wool.

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X

Y
YPA:
you pick all

Z



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General and Parenting Acronyms
General and Parenting Acronyms

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A
AAFP: American Academy of Family Physicians
AAP: American Academy of Pediatrics
AF: Aunt Flo (menstruation)
AFK: Away from keyboard
AIM: Artificial Infant Milk (or AOL Instant Messenger)
AKA: Also Known As
AP: Attachment parenting
AROM: Artificial Rupture of Membranes
ASAP: As Soon As Possible
ATTN: Attention
AV: Avatar

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B
BC: Birth Control
BCP: Birth Control Pill
BD: Baby Dance (sex)
BF: Breastfed or breastfeeding
BF: Boyfriend
BFN: Big Fat Negative (negative pregnancy test)
BFP: Big Fat Positive (positive pregnancy test)
BIL: Brother-in-law
BM: Breast milk or bowel movement (depends on context)
BTDT: Been there, done that
BTW: By the way...

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C
CD: Cloth Diaper(ing)
CD1: Cycle Day 1 (first day of period)
CF: Child Free
CIO: Cry-It-Out (sleep training)
Circ: Circumcision
CM: Cervical Mucous
C&P: Cut and Paste
CS: Co-sleep

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D
DCP: Day Care Provider
DD: Dear daughter
DF: Dear Friend or Fiance
DH: Dear husband
DIL: Daughter-in-law
DPO: Days Past Ovulation
DS: Dear son
DSD: Dear stepdaughter
DSS: Dear stepson
DW: Dear wife

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E
EBF: Extended Breastfeeding or exclusively breast fed
EBM: Expressed Breast Milk
EC: Elimination Communication
EDD: Estimated Due Date
EN: Extended Nursing
EP: Exclusively Pumping
ETA: Edited To Add
EWCM: Egg White Cervical Mucus

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F
FAQ: Frequently asked questions
FF: Formula Fed/Feeding
FF: Fast forward
FIL: Father-in-law
FMLA: Family and Medical Leave Act
FSOT: For sale or trade
FTR: For The Record
FTT: Failure To Thrive
F/U: Follow up
FYA: For your amusement
FYI: For your information
FWIW: For what it's worth
F2F: Face-to-face

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G
GBCF: Goodbye Cruel Forum
GSE: Grapefruit Seed Extract
GV: Gentian Violet

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H
HB: home birth
HCP: Health Care Provider
HE: High efficency (Usually a washing machine)
HED: High efficency detergent
HPT: Home Pregnancy Test
HS: home schooling
HTH: Hope that helps
H2H: Heart to Heart

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I
IBCLC: International Board Certified Lactation Consultant
IBTC: Itty Bitty Titty Committee
IIRC: If I recall correctly
ILs: In-laws
IMAO: In my arrogant opinion
IME: In my experience
IMHO: In my humble opinion
IMNSHO: In my not so humble opinion
IMO: In my opinion
IOW: In other words
IRL: In real life
IRT: In real time
ISO: In Search Of
ISP: Internet service provider

J
J/K: Just kidding
JMHO: Just my humble opinion
JMO: Just my opinion

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K
KWIM: Know what I mean?
KWYM: I know what you mean

L
LC: Lactation Consultant
LLL: La Leche League
LMAO: Laughing my (rear) off
LMK: Let me know
LO: Little one
LOL: Lots of laughs or laughing out loud

M
MDC: mothering.com or Motheringdotcommune
MIL: Mother-in-law
M/S: morning sickness

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N
NAK: Nursing At Keyboard
NC: or no-circ - Non-Circumcised
NFP: Natural Family Planning
NIP: Nursing In Public
NIP: New in Package
NP: No problem
NV: Non Vaccinating
NWOT: New without tags
NWT: new with tags

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O
OALD: Over-Active Let Down
O'ed: ovulated
OHT: One-handed typing
OMG: Oh My God
OP: Original Post/Poster
OPK: Ovulation Predictor Kit
OT: Off topic
OTSBH: Over The Shoulder Baby Holder (brand of baby sling)
OW/OM: Other woman/other man

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P
PAK: Pumping at Keyboard
PCP: Primary Care Physician
PIS: Pump In Style (breastpump by Medella)
PITA: Pain In The A$$
PLMK: Please let me know
PM: Private Message
POAS: Pee On A Stick
POTW: Person Of The Week
POV: Point of view
PPD: Post-Partum Depression
PPP: Post-Partum Psychosis
PSA: Public Service Announcement

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Q

R
RL: Real life
ROFL: Rolling on the floor laughing
ROFLMAO: Rolling on the floor laughing my (rear) off
ROFLMHO: Rolling on floor laughing my head off
ROTFLMAOPMP: Rolling on the floor laughing my *** off peeing my pants

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S
SAHD: Stay-at-home dad
SAHM: Stay-at-home mom
SIL: Sister-in-law or Son-in-law
SNS: Supplemental Nursing System
SO: Significant other
S/O: Spin Off
STBX: Soon to be Ex (spouse)

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T
TIA: Thanks in advance
TMI: Too Much Information
TO:Tea Tree Oil
TTC: Trying to conceive
TY: Thank you
TYVM: Thank you very much

U
UB: Unassisted Birth
UTI: Urinary Tract Infection
URL: Web page address

V
Vax: Vaccination
VF: vaccination free

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W
WAHD: Work-at-home dad
WAHM: Work-at-home mom
WHO: World Health Organization
WIC: Women, Infants, and Children (US gov assistance program)
WOHD: Work-outside-home dad
WOHM: Work-outside-home mom
WTG: Way To Go

X
XH: Ex-Husband

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Y
YAGE: Yet Another Grand Exit
YK: You Know?
YW: You're welcome

Z

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Rosella 07-31-2007 08:51 PM

Re: New abbreviations sticky **please don't post here yet**
 
Yay! All done!

army mommy of 4 06-23-2008 10:01 AM

Re: ABBREVIATION/ACRONYMS sticky LOOK HERE
 
Ok, what is "IMK"? I am pretty new here and several people have said that to me and i just dont know?

amcatanzaro 07-08-2008 02:20 PM

Re: ABBREVIATION/ACRONYMS sticky LOOK HERE
 
duh

noobster 07-15-2008 01:15 PM

Re: ABBREVIATION/ACRONYMS sticky LOOK HERE Please don't post here
 
What is OBV? That one is not on here...

Also EEEUC? Huh?

mamamandi 07-23-2008 03:14 PM

Re: ABBREVIATION/ACRONYMS sticky LOOK HERE Please don't post here
 
oops, can't figure out how to delete. Sorry for posting here.

MOD, please delete. :(

mom2river01 09-11-2008 09:56 AM

Re: ABBREVIATION/ACRONYMS sticky LOOK HERE Please don't post here
 
Thanks for listing these...there are several I hadn't seen before!!

rabbittjr 09-17-2008 08:31 PM

Re: ABBREVIATION/ACRONYMS sticky LOOK HERE Please don't post here
 
THANK YOU!

starsandlollipops 09-18-2008 02:33 PM

Re: ABBREVIATION/ACRONYMS sticky LOOK HERE Please don't post here
 
Can I ask that we make a 'new' abbreviation for Arabesque Baby?
People are using ABB, and it's confusing some of my customers. :)
Thanks!

kero919 11-06-2008 06:56 PM

Re: ABBREVIATION/ACRONYMS sticky LOOK HERE Please don't post here
 
THANK YOU!


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