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Newbie Acronym Guide -

Hi everyone!  I'm fairly new to the Bump and I can't seem to find a guide to all the acronyms flying around here!  I thought we could start one...  

Here are some of the acronyms I've come across with definitions filled in (if I know what it is).  Please post to add any I've missed or gotten wrong (I'm sure there will be lots of those) or to provide missing definitions.

AS - Anatomy Scan
BBT - Basal Body Temperature
BFN - Big Fat Negative
BFP - Big Fat Positive
C - Child
D&C - Dilation & Cutterage (aka D&E - Dilation & Evacuation)
DD - Dear Daughter
DH - Dear Husband
DPO - ??
DS - Dear Son
EDD - Estimated Delivery Date
FSH - Follicle Stimulating Hormone
IF - ??
IUI - ??
IVF - In-Vitro Fertilization
M/C - Miscarriage
MM/C - Missed Miscarriage
NT Scan -
PG - Pregnant
POAS - Pee On A Stick
RE - Reproductive Endocrinologist
RLP - ??
SO - Significant Other
T&P - Thoughts & Prayers
TTA - Trying to Avoid (getting pregnant)
TTC - Trying to Conceive
TTGP - Trying to Get Pregnant
U/S - Ultrasound
XP - Cross Post

Also, what's with all the "siggy warnings?"

Re: Newbie Acronym Guide -

  • Bump glossary bottom left under My Boards. Ticker warnings are given out of respect for others who may be feeling a little sensitive about LO or PG tickers; they can avoid that post. HTH

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  • See the left menu:

    Nest Board Glossary
    Bump Board Glossary

    There has also been a "Unofficial Glossary" made (see Ambsies Tech Support page):

    AE: Alternate Ego
    AF: Aunt Flo(w)
    AW: Attention Whore
    BC(P) : Birth Control (Pills)
    BF: Breastfed
    BFN: Big Fat (F*cking) Negative
    BFP: Big Fat (F*cking) Positive
    BM: Breast Milk
    BSC: Bat Sh*t Crazy
    CD: Cloth Diapers/Diapering
    CIO: Cry It Out
    DC: Dear/Darling Child
    DD: Dear/Darling Daughter
    DD: Dirty Delete(d) if referred to a post/response
    DH: Dear Husband
    DS : Dear/Darling Son
    EBF: Exclusively Breastfed
    EFF: Exclusively Formula Fed or Eco Friendly Family (board)
    ETA: Edit to The Above
    EP: Exclusively Pump
    FF: Formula Fed
    FFFC: Flame-Free Friday Confession
    FFS: For F*cks Sake
    FTR: For The Record
    F/U: Follow Up
    FWIW: For What It?s Worth
    GBCB: Good Bye Cruel Bump
    GBCN: Good Bye Cruel Nest
    GB(Y) : God Bless(You)
    HTH: Hope That Helps
    IDK: I Don't Know
    IIRC: If I Recall Correctly
    IHO: In Honor Of
    IMO: In My Opinion
    IMHO: In My Humble Opinion
    IRL: In Real Life
    ITA: I Totally Agree
    JMHO: Just My Humble Opinion
    KTFO: Knocked The F*ck Out
    KTFU: Knocked The F*ck Up
    KU: Knocked Up
    KWIM: Know What I Mean
    LIP: Link In Post
    LO: Little One
    MUD: Made Up Drama
    NBR: Not Baby Related
    NFT: No Further Text
    NMS: Not My Style
    NIP: Nurse In Public
    OOT: Out Of Town
    OTOH: On The Other Hand
    P&R: Puppies & Rainbows
    PITA: Pain In The A$$
    PIB: Picture In Bio
    PIP: Picture In Post
    PIS: Picture In Signature (Sig/Siggy)
    PM: Private Message
    PNP: Pack and Play
    POAS: Pee On a Stick
    POTW: Picture Of The Week
    PP: PostPartum or Previous Poster
    PPD: PostPartum Depression
    PPH: Pink Puffy Heart
    PH: Puffy Heart
    PSA: Public Service Announcement
    SAHD: Stay At Home Dad
    SAHM: Stay At Home Mom
    SFL: Save For Later
    SO: Significant Other
    S/O: Speaking Of
    STD: Short Term Disability
    STFU: Shut The F*ck Up
    STTN: Sleeping Through The Night
    TIA: Thanks In Advance
    TMI: Too Much Information
    UO: Unpopular Opinion
    WAHD: Work At Home Dad
    WAHM: Work At Home Mom
    WDYT: What Do You Think
    WOHD: Work Outside Home Dad
    WOHM: Work Outside Home Mom
    WWYD: What Would You Do
    XP: Cross Post
    YGM: You've Got Mail
    YGPM: You've Got a Private Message
    YKWIM: You Know What I Mean
    YWIA: You?re Welcome In Advance


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