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Postby Feebes » Fri Dec 03, 2010 12:57 pm

jmorpy wrote:
nermylama wrote:Don't forget BFP, that took me forever to work out!

....mee too :oops:

Is that Big Fat Positive??
And BFN is Big Fat Negative??


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Postby flutterbye » Fri Mar 11, 2011 7:34 am

Haven't read through all these posts but was having a moment trying to figure out POV, so thought i'd make a note for others in this thread just in case its not already done.

POV - Point Of View

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Postby stocker » Fri Apr 06, 2012 1:04 pm

this is really helpful! I am embarrassed to ask what is 'being storked', 'storking', etc mean? I am guessing preggers, but really not sure?
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Postby AussieBritLu » Fri Apr 06, 2012 3:41 pm

being storked - the person who is pregnant
storking - the person who will announce etc for the pregnant person :)

I had to ask too when I first joined! LOL
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Re: Abbreviations

Postby Mummy79 » Sun Apr 22, 2012 5:00 pm

mum2elouise wrote:I thought i'd post this here for those newbies or not-so-newbies that are having a little trouble understanding all our abbreviations :D If anyone has any more, feel free to add to it - i'm not quite sure if i got them all :)

AF - Aunt Flo (periods)
ABA - Australian Breastfeeding Association
AP - Attachment Parenting
ABM - Artificial baby milk (formula)
ATM - at the moment
BD - baby dancing (sex)
BFA - Breastfeeding Association
BTW - by the way
CC - Controlled Crying
CCC - Child Care Centre
CIO - Cry it out
DH - Dear Husband
DW- Dear Wife
DP - Dear Partner
DS - Dear Son
DD - Dear Daughter
DF - Dear Fiance
DB - dear boyfriend
DSD - dear step daughter
DSS - dear step son
EBM - expressed breastmilk
FYI - for your information
HTH - hope this helps
IMO - in my opinion
IMHO - in my honest opinion
IVF - In Vitro Fertilisation
IYKWIM - if you know what I mean
JMO - Just my opinion
JMHO - just my honest opinion
LO - Little one
LOL - laughing out loud
MIL, FIL, BIL, SIL - mother, father, brother, sister-in-law
M/C - miscarriage
M/S - morning sickness
NCSS - No Cry Sleep Solution - popular book
OB - Obstetrician
OP - Original Poster
OT - Off topic
PG - pregnant
PCOS - Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
PMSL - pi$$ myself laughing
PP - Previous Post
ROFL - rolling on floor laughing
ROFLMAO - roll on floor laughing my a$$ off
SAHM - stay at home mum
SD - step daughter
SS - step son
SO - significant other
TIA - thanks in advance
TMI - Too much information
TTC - trying to conceive
U/S - Ultrasound
WAHM - work at home mum


I am new on here and so glad I read this, I was getting rather confused with all the acronyms. I did figure out DD and DS though! Some of the others I was a bit confused by. Lol
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Postby AbbeyCat » Tue Aug 14, 2012 4:53 pm

Trying to figure out what ETA is.

Is it Edited to Add?
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Postby fellare » Tue Aug 14, 2012 5:27 pm

yes
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Postby Meliybee » Mon Dec 17, 2012 8:51 pm

What about BB??
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Postby Little Tiggermum » Mon Dec 17, 2012 8:54 pm

In what context did you see BB? That helps narrow it down.
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Postby Meliybee » Tue Dec 18, 2012 6:02 am

Well i dont want to be inconsiderate but it was in a signature where they are listing their children, I thought maybe it might have been an angel baby but couldn't think of another abbreviation. Bubbly boy but though most used DS for a boy.
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Postby JMc » Tue Dec 18, 2012 6:21 am

Butterfly baby
DD - November 2009 (Breastfed 19 months)
DS1 - August 2011 (Breastfed 2 years and 8 months)
DS2 - November 2014 (Breastfeeding happily)
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Postby Meliybee » Wed Dec 19, 2012 7:06 am

Thankyou x
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Postby burgerbunz » Sat Feb 02, 2013 3:29 pm

what is 'storked' or 'storking'?
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Postby Andypandy » Sat Feb 02, 2013 3:34 pm

burgerbunz wrote:what is 'storked' or 'storking'?


Ok a Storker is someone who announces the birth of the Storkees baby to the forum. They may also hold a blessingway or update the forum about the storkees pregnancy.
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Postby Yankee » Thu Apr 11, 2013 12:15 pm

Hi it's not an abbreviation, but can you add 'Storker' to the list? It took me a long time lurking in the pregnancy sub-forum before I figured out what it meant...
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