Pregnancy.org's Chat and Bulletin Board Acronyms

Have you encountered an alien language system? Find yourself wondering what those cryptic symbols might mean? DH? TTYL? Check out the alphabetical list below for interpretations:

A

A = Adoption
AF = Aunt Flo/Period/Menses/Menstruation
AFAIK = As Far As I Know
AFK = Away From Keyboard
AKA = Also Known As
AP = Attachment Parenting
ASAP = As Soon As Possible
A/S/L = Age/Sex/Location
ATTY = A Thousand Thank Yous

B

BAK = Back At Keyboard
BAS = Big A** Smile
BBL or BBL8R = Be Back Later
BBN = Bye Bye Now
BBS = Be Back Soon/Bulletin Boards
BBT = Basel Body Temperature
BC = Birth Control/Because/Before Children/BabyCenter
BCPS = Birth Control Pills
BD = Baby Dance/Sex
BEG = Big Evil Grin
BF = Boyfriend/BreastFed
BFing =Breastfeeding
BFN = Bye For Now
BG = Big Grin
BIBO = Beer In, Beer Out
BIL =Brother In Law
BK = Before Kids
BM=Breast Milk
BNUW = Bitter Nasty Unhappy Witch
BOF = (Birds of a Feather) An informal discussion group formed around a specific narrowly focused issue.
BRB = Be Right Back
BT = Blood Test
BTDT = Been There Done That
BTSOOM = Beats The [Stuffing] Out Of Me
BTW = By The Way
BWL = Bursting With Laughter

C

CD = Cycle Day
CF = Cervical Fluid
C&G = Chuckle and Grin
CICO = Coffee In, Coffee Out
CID = Crying In Disgrace
CIO = Cry It Out
CIRC = Circumcise
CM = Cervical Mucous
CMA = Cover My *ss
CNP = Continued (in my) Next Post
CP = Chat Post(a chat message)/Chat Position
CRBT = Crying Real Big Tears
CS =Culturally Sensitive
CSG = Chuckle Snicker Grin
CT = Cutie
CUA = Commonly Used Acronyms (OR Common User Access)
CUS = See You Soon
CWIM = See What I Mean/Catch What I Mean
CYA = See Ya/Cover Your *ss
CYAL8R = See You Later

D

DA = Daycare
DD = Dear Daughter
DH = Dear Hubby or Darn Husband
DLTBBB = Don't Let The Bed Bugs Bite
DIL = Daughter In Law
DPO = Day Past Ovulation
DTD = Do The Deed/Sex
DW = Dear Wife
DYS = Describe Your Self

E

EBF = Extended Breastfeeding
EBM =Espressed Breast Milk
EDD = Estimated Delivery/Due Date
EG = Evil Grin
EME = Email Me
EMSG = Email Message
EML = Estended Maternity Leave
EMU = Email You
EWCM = Egg White Cervical Mucous

F

F2F = Face-To-Face
FAQ = Frequently Asked Questions
FB = Family Bed
FF = Formula Feeding
FC = Fingers Crossed
FIL = Father-In-Law
FT = Full-time
FTBOMH = From The Bottom Of My Heart
FTR = For The Record
FTSAHM = Full-time Stay-At-Home Mom
FTWM = Full-Time Working Mom
FU = F*d Up
FUBAR = F*d Up Beyond All Recognition
FUD = Fear, Uncertainty, and Doubt (or Disinformation)
FWIW = For What It's Worth
FYI = For Your Information

G

*G* = Grin
GA = Go Ahead
GAL = Get A Life
GD&R = Grinning, Ducking & Running (after a snide remark)
GF = Girlfriend
GFN = Gone For Now
GMBA = Giggling My Butt Off
GMTA = Great Minds Think Alike
GN = Good Night
GS = Gestational Surrogacy
GTSY or G2CU = Glad To See You

H

H&K = Hug and Kiss
HABU = Have A Better 'Un
HAG1 = Have A Good One
HAGD = Have A Good Day
HAGN = Have A Good Night
HAGU = Have A Good 'Un
HAHA = Having A Heart Attack
HH = Household
HHIS = Hanging Head in Shame
HPT = Home Pregnancy Test
HS = Homeschool/Homestudy( adoption )
HTH = Hope This Helps
HUB = Head Up Butt