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Posted by on Jul. 12, 2010 at 2:11 PM
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What does it mean when someone replys with a bump on your thread? Are there any groups on here that  gives you akey to all the codes us mommies use on here?

by on Jul. 12, 2010 at 2:11 PM
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by on Jul. 12, 2010 at 2:13 PM

A bump means they are just trying to put a reply up so the message "bumps" up to the top. The more replies the more people see it. 

by on Jul. 12, 2010 at 2:14 PM

2WW - Two Week Wait - the time from ovulation until your period starts.
AF - Aunt Flow, a.k.a THE WITCH
O - ovulation
DPO - Days past ovulation
BD - baby dance
EWCM - egg white cervical mucus - the most fertile 
CD- Cycle Day
MFI - Male Factor Infertility
IVF - in vitro fertilization
DH - dear or damn husband
FBD - future babys daddy
DD - Dear Daughter
OPK - Ovulation predictor kit
HPT - home pregnancy test
POAS - pee on a stick
PIOG - Posted In Other Groups
TMI- Too much info

AAMOF - As A Matter Of Fact 
ACA - Anti-Cardiolopin Antibodies
ADN - Any Day Now 
AF - Aunt Flo - Menstrual Cycle
AH,AZH - Assisted Hatching
AHI - At-home Insemination
AI - Artificial Insemination
AIH - Artificial Insemination from Husband
AKA - Also Known As 
AO - Anovulation
AOA,AVA - Anti-ovarian Antibody
ART - Assisted Reproductive Technology
ATM - At The Moment 
AWOL - A Woman On Lupron

B4 - Before
B4N - Before Now 
BA - Baby Aspirin
BABYDUST - Good wishes vibe for getting pregnant
BBL - Be Back Later 
BBT - Basal Body Temperature
BBs - BooBies AKA Breasts 
B/C - BeCause
BC - Birth Control 
BCP - Birth Control Pills
BD - Baby Dance (intercourse)
BF - BreastFed, BoyFriend 
BFN - Big Fat Negative
BFP - Big Fat Positive!
BIL - Brother inlaw

C# - Cycle Number
CB - Cycle Buddy
CD - Cycle Day
CF - Cervical Fluid
CM - Cervical Mucus
CP - Cervical Position
CNM - CertifiedNurseMidwife

DA - Dear Angel 
DH - Dear Husband
DP - Dear Partner
DD - Dear daughter
DS - Dear Son
DSD - Dear Step-Daughter
DSS - Dear Step-Son 
D&C - Dilation & Curettage
D&E - Dilation & Evacuation
DPO - Days Post-Ovulation
DPC - Days Since Last Clomid pill was taken
DPR - Days Post-Retrieval
DPT - Days Post-Transfer
Dx - Diagnosis

E2 - Estradiol
EB,EMB - Endometrial Biopsy
EDD - Estimated Due Date
ENDO - Endometriosis
EG - Evil Grin 
EOD - End Of Discussion
EPO - Evening Primrose Oil
EPT - Early Pregnancy Test
ESP - ESPecially 
ET - Embryo Transfer
EW,EWCM - Eggwhite Cervical Mucus

FET - Frozen Embryo Transfer
FHR - Fetal Heart Rate
FIL - Father in law
FMU- First Morning Urine
FP - Follicular Phase
FSH - Follicle Stimulating Hormone
FBOW - For Better Or Worse 
FTTA - Fertile Thoughts To All
FUR - False Unicorn Root
FV - Fertile Vibes
FYA - For Your Amusement 
FYI - For Your Information 

G - Grin 
GAFIA - Get Away From It All
GAL- Get A Life 
GFY - Good For You
GG- Gotta Go
GIFT - Gamete Intra-fallopianTransfer
GMTA - Great Minds Think Alike 
GnRH - Gonadotropin Releasing Hormone
GP - General Practitioner

HAGD - Have A Great Day
HAND - Have A Nice Day 
hCG,HCG - Human Chorionic Gonadotropin
hMG,HMG - Human Menopausal Gonadotropin
HPT - Home Pregnancy Test
HRT - Hormone Replacement Therapy
HSC - Hysteroscopy
HSG - Hysterosalpingogram
HTH - Hope That Helps
HUTH - Hang Up The Horns

IAC - In Any Case 
IAE - In Any Event 
ICI - Intra-cervical Insemination
ICSI - Intra-cytoplasmic Sperm Injection
ICBW - I Could Be Wrong
IDTT - I'll Drink To That
IIRC - If I Recall Correctly
IM - Instant Message (Instant Messaging) 
IF - Infertility
IMAO - In My Arrogant Opinion
IMBO - In My Biased Opinion
IMCO - In My Considered Opinion
IME - In My Experience
IMHO - In My Honest/Humble Opinion 
IMNSHO - In My Not So Humble Opinion
IMO - In My Opinion 
INPO - In No Particular Order 
IOW - In Other Words 
IRL - In Real Life 
ITI - Intra-tubal Insemination
IUI - Intra-uterine Insemination
IVF - InVitro Fertilization

JIC - Just In Case 
J/K - Just Kidding
JMO - Just My Opinion
JTYWLTK - Just Thought You Would Like To Know 

KISS - Keep It Simple Sweetheart (Stupid)
KUP - Keep us posted 
KWIM - Know What I Mean

LAP - Laparoscopy
LH - Luteinizing Hormone
LMP - Last Menstrual Period (startdate)
LMAO - Laughing My Ankles (A**) Off
LMBO - Laughing My Butt Off
LO - Love Olympics (sex)
LOL - Laugh Out Loud
LP - Luteal Phase
LPD - Luteal Phase Defect
LSP - Low Sperm Count
LUF,LUFS - Luteinized Unruptured Follicle Syndrome

MC,m/c - Miscarriage
MF - MaleFactor
MIFT - Micro Injection Fallopian Transfer
MIL - Mother in law
M/S, MS - Morning Sickness

NA (N/A) - Not Applicable, Not Appropriate 
NAK - Nursing At Keyboard
Newbie - New to the Internet or Bulletin Board
NFP - Natural Family Planning
NIPing - Nursing In Public
NMP - Not My Problem
NP - No Problem
NPI - No Pun Intended
NRN - No Reply Necessary
NT - No Text

O - Ovulation, Ovulated 
OB - Obstetrician
OB/GYN - Obstetrician/Gynecologist
OC - Oral Contraceptives
OD - Ovulatory Dysfunction
OHT - One-Handed Typing 
OP - Other Poster/Original Poster
OIC - Oh I (C) See
OMG - Oh My God
OPK - Ovulation Predictor Kit
OPT - Ovulation Predictor Test
OT - Off Topic
OTOH - On The Other Hand 
OTS - Off The Subject 
OTC - Over The Counter

PPAF - Post-Pardom Aunt Flo 
PCO - Polycystic Ovaries
PCOD - Polycystic Ovary Disease
PCOS - Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
PCP - Primary Care Physician
PCT - Post Coital Test
PG - Pregnant
PID - Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
PIOG - Posted In Other Groups
PMS - Pre-menstrual Syndrome 
POAS - Pee on a stick (Home Pregnancy Test)
PPL - PeoPLe
PTL - Praise The Lord
PU - That Stinks

RE - Reproductive Endocrinologist
R-FSH - Recombinant Human Follicle Stimulating Hormone
RI - Reproductive Immunologist
Rx - Prescription

SA - Semen Analysis
SAHD - Stay-At-Home Dad 
SAHM - Stay-At-Home Mom 
SB - Step-Brother
SBT - Sad But True
SD - Step-Daughter / Step-Dad
SFAIAA - So Far As I Am Aware 
SF - Step-Father 
SFMP - Sorry For Multiple Posts 
SHG - Sonohysterogram
SIL - Sister in law
SITD - Still In The Dark
SM - Step-Mom (Mother)
SNS - Supplemental Nursing System 
SMEP - Sperm Meets Egg Plan 
SS - Step-Son / Step-Sister
SO - Significant Other
STD - Sexually Transmitted Disease

TAFT - That's A Frightening Thought
TAYL - Talk At You Later
TCOYF -Taking Care of Your Fertility
TFIC - Tongue Firmly In Cheek
THX - Thanks 
TIA- Thanks In Advance 
TIC - Tongue In Cheek
TIME - Tears In My Eyes 
TMI - Too Much Information
toh - typing one-handed 
TPTB - The Powers That Be
TTC - Trying To Conceive
TTFN - Ta-Ta For Now 
TTYL - Talk To You Later 
TTYS - Talk To You Soon
TWIMC - To Whom It May Concern 
TWW - Two week wait (also 2WW)
TY - Thank You 
TYVM - Thank You Very Much 
TR - Tubal Reversal
Tx - Treatment

UR - Urologist
U/S - Ultrasound
UTI - Urinary Tract Infection

V - Vasectomy
VR - Vasectomy Reversal

WAHD - Work-At-Home-Dad 
WAHM - Work-At-Home-Mom 
WB - Welcome Back
WFM - Works For Me
WEG - Wicked Evil Grin 
W/O - WithOut
WNL - Within Normal Limits
WOHM - Work Out of Home Mom
WRT - With Regard To 
WTG - Way To Go
WTH - What The Heck?? 
WU? - What's Up? 
WYSIWYG - What You See Is What You Get

by on Jul. 12, 2010 at 2:15 PM

This is another list, I'm sure they both have them all on there, but I wasn't going to look through to see.


BUMP - Bring Up My Post!  When someone posts "bump" in a reply to a post, they are bringing the whole thread to the top of the group so more people will see it.  The posts on the group are in order of when the last reply was added. 

AC = Adopted Child
AF = Aunt Flo
AP= Attachment Parenting
ATM = At the Moment 
AYT = Are You There 
BBL = Be Back Later 
BF = Boy Friend (also sometimes best friend, breast-feeding or breakfast, depending on context!!)
BFN = Big Fat Negative 
BFP = Big Fat Positive
BIL = Brother-In-Law 
BL = Belly Laugh 
BRB = Be Right Back 
BTW = By The Way
CIO = Crying It Out
CM = CafeMom 
CYL = Catch Ya' Later 
DD = Dearest Daughter, Darling Daughter, etc 
DF = Dear/Darling Fiance' 
DH = Dear Hubby (Or Husband), Darling Hubby, Darn Hubby, Dumb Hubby, etc 
DIKU = Do I Know You 
DS = Dearest Son, Darling Son, etc (can also mean Direct Sales) 
DSA = Direct Selling Association
ETA = Estimated Time of Arrival or Edited To Add
F2F = Face To Face 
FAQ = Frequently Asked Question 
FC = Foster Child
FIL = Father-In-Law 
FTW = For The Win
FWIW = For What It's Worth 
GF = Girl Friend 
HTH = Hope That Helps 
IKWYM = I Know What You Mean 
IM = Instant Message 
IMHO = In My Humble/Honest Opinion 
IRL = In Real Life 
ISO = In Search Of 
ITA = I Totally Agree
JK = Just Kidding 
JMO = Just My Opinion/Observation
JUD = Jumping Up And Down
KWIM = Know What I Mean
LMAO = Laughing My A$$ Off
LMBO = Laughing My Butt Off
LOL = Laughing Out Loud or Lots Of Laughs 
MB = Message Board 
MD = Meltdown 
MIL = Mother-In-Law 
MIS/DS = Mom's In Sales Direct Selling 
NAD = Nursing At Desk
NAK = Nursing At Keyboard
OIC = Oh I See 
OMG = Oh My Gosh
OP = Original Poster
OT = Off Topic 
OTOH = On The Other Hand 
PIOG = Posted In Other Groups
PITA = Pain In The Acronyms
PM = Private Message
POV = Point Of View 
PP = Previous Poster
PTMM = Please Tell Me More 
RAK/DAK=Random Acts Of Kindness/Deliberate Acts Of Kindness
RE = Rolling Eyes
ROFL or ROTFL = Rolling On The Floor Laughing 
ROFLMBO = Rolling On The Floor Laughing My Butt Off 
SAH(M) =Stay At Home (Mom)
SD = Step Daughter
SIL = Sister-In-Law 
SO = Significant Other 
SS = Step Son
STBX = Soon To Be Ex
TIA = Thanks In Advance 
TMI = Too Much Information 
TOM = Time Of The Month 
TTC = Trying To Conceive 
TTYL = Talk To You Later 
TY = Thank You 
WAH(M) = Work At Home (Mom)
WOTH(M) = Work Outside the Home (Mom)
WB = Welcome Back 
WTG = Way To Go
WTH = What The Heck

by Bronze Member on Jul. 12, 2010 at 2:18 PM

 WOW! I don't think I've seen half of those and I've been here just over a year....

by on Jul. 12, 2010 at 2:20 PM

Thanks ladies this helps a lot!!

by Julia on Jul. 12, 2010 at 2:32 PM


Quoting DevynHummer:

A bump means they are just trying to put a reply up so the message "bumps" up to the top. The more replies the more people see it. 

by on Jul. 12, 2010 at 2:34 PM
OMG!! thank you I thought I was the only one lost lol thx for putting up all the meanings :)
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by on Jul. 12, 2010 at 3:13 PM

 Bump!!  :)

by on Jul. 12, 2010 at 4:05 PM
by Nikki on Jul. 12, 2010 at 5:22 PM


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