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Forum Glossary

Wondering what those acronyms mean that moms use in their posts? Use this for reference.
AF- Aunt Flo(w), your period
AP - Attachment parenting
BBT - Basal body temperature
BD - Baby dance (sex)
BF - Boy friend/best friend/breast feeding
BFN - Big fat negative
BFP - Big fat positive
BIL - Brother in law
BMS - Baby-making sex
BTW - By the way
CIO - Cry it out
DD/DS - Dear (dearest, darling) daughter/son
DH - Dear (dearest, darling) husband
DSS - Dear step son
DSD - Dear step daughter
DTD - Doing the dance, sex
EBF - Exclusively breast feeding
EC - Elimination communication (or infant potty training)
EFF - Exclusively formula feeding
FAK - Feeding at keyboard
FF - Formula feeding
FIL - Father in law
FWIW - For what it's worth
FYI – For your information
GF - Girl friend
GMTA- Great minds think alike
HPT - Home pregnancy test
HTH - Hope that helps
IMHO - In my humble opinion
IMNSHO - In my not so humble opinion
IMO - In my opinion
LMP - Last menstrual period
LO - Little one
LOL - Laugh out loud
LSHIPIMP - Laughing so hard I peed in my pants
LSHMBB - Laughing so hard my belly is bouncing
LSHMBH - Laughing so hard my belly hurts
M/C - Miscarriage
MIL - Mother in law
MWAH – means a kiss (as in the sound it makes)
NAK- Nursing at keyboard
OPK - Ovulation predictor kit
OTOH - On the other hand
PCOS – Polycystic ovarian syndrome
PG - Pregnancy, pregnant
POAS – Pee on a stick
ROTFL - Rolling on the floor laughing
PG - Pregnant
SAHM - Stay at home mom
SIL - Sister in law
SO - Significant other
TIA - Thanks in advance
TMI- Too much information
TTC - Trying to conceive
TTYL - Talk to you later
U/S - Ultrasound
WBV- Well baby visit

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