Thursday, June 23, 2011

Cloth Diapering Terms

Diaper Brands and WAHM Links

AAD: August Afternoon Design &
ABB: Apple Bottom Baby
AC: Apple Cheeks

AK: Adventure Knits
AL: Angel Luvz
AMP: Annie Marie Padorie
ASD: Alphabet Soup Designs
ASIL: And Such is Life
ATC: All Things Cloth
ATD: All Together Deluxe
AVD: AVDesigns
AW: Angel Wraps

BB: Baby Blanket
BB: Baby Bloomers
BB: Batik Bum
BB: BeccaBottom
BB: Bella Bottoms
BB: Better Bums and
BB: Blessed Bottomz
BB: BottomBumpers
BB: Butterfly Bunz
BBB: Bear Bottom Britches
BBB- Big Boy Britches-
BBB: Bouncin Baby Bums
BBB: Bumblebuns Baby Boutique
BBD: Baby Bear Diapers
BBD: Bubble Butt Diapers
BBG: Burgh Baby Gear
BBH: Baby Beehinds
BBH: Bizzy Beehive
BBL: Blackbird Lane
BG: Bumgenius
BH: Bunny Hugs
BCK: BabyCakes Knits
BP: Berry Plush
BP: Blue penguin
BSWW: Bummis Super Whisper Wrap
BWB: Beedie Weedie Boutique www.beedieweedieboutique.com

CB: Cottage Babies
CB: Cotton Babies
CB: Cuddlebunz
CB: CuddleBuns™ diapers
CBC: Cuddlebug Cloth
CBL: Carriers By Lisa
CC: Cloth Canoe
CC: Cub Covers
CC: Crystals Cloth
CDE: Cloth Diaper Exchange
CM: Cotton Mamma
CNC: Cuties N Cotton
CRAT: Aristocrat
CT: Cloth Thoughts
C9S: Cloud 9 Softie

DB: DryBees
D-B: Desert-Blooms
DC: Dimple Cheeks
DD: Daisy Doodles
DD: Dilly-Doo
DE: DreamEze
DnF : Dunk N Fluff

EGD: Elizabeth Grace Design
EMC2: EMC Square
ES: Eesti Slings or
ESB: Essential Salts Baby

FB: Fuzzi Bunz
FB: Fuzbaby
FBD: Fly Baby Designs
FCB: First Class Baby/Fluffy Mail
FF: Fuzzie Fannies
FF: The Fanciful Fanny
FF: Firefly
FF: Fuzzi Fannies Creations www.fuzzifannies.com
FFC: Funny Farm Creations
FFF: Frugal Fanny Flannels
FMBG: Full Moon Baby Gear

GAD: Green Acre Designs
GGK: Gaelic Garden Knits
GMAR: Grow Me a Rainbow
GMD: Green Mountain Diapers
GW: Goddess Whispers

HB: Honey Boy
HBB: Hillbilly Bunny
HBB: Honey Bee Baby
HBK: HuckleBerry Knits
HC: Happy Cheeks
HD: Harleez Dipeez
HH: Happy Heiny's
HH: Happy Hempy's
HH: Heavenly Huggers soon to
HL: Holdens Landing
HP: Haute Pockets
HPC: Hidden Pearl Creations


JB: Joey Bunz
JB: Jelly Bean
JB: Jolly Bums
JT: Just Tomatoes

KB: Kozee Baby
KBK: Ky Baby Knits
KC: Korbins Cloth
KCK: Kayla's Cloth Kits
KHW: Kind Hearted Women
KK: Kuddly Kreations
KK: The Keiki Kompany
KL: Kissaluvs
KL0: Kissaluvs size 0
KMB: Kiss My Bunz
KND: Knickernappies Disposanot
KP: Kiwi Pie
KS: Kozy Seat
KSS: Kool Sheep Soakers
KTN: KT Naturals

LB: Little Beetles
LB: Lovey Bums
LBFW: Little Blue Frog Works
LC: Little Caboose
LD: Luke’s Drawers
LF: London Frogg or
LHC: Lucy's Hope Chest
LK: Lizzie Knits
LK: Lotus Knits
LL: Little Lambs
LL: Little Liam (wool longies)
LL: Little Landings
LLB: Lil Ladybug Boutique
LLJ: Llamajamas
LLL: Little Lounging Lizards
LRD: Little Rain Dancers
Lves: Luvease
LWB: Little Witchy Britches
LWB: Living Water Boutique and moving to soon

MA : Magic All
MB: Mitch’s Britches &
MD: Monkey Doodlez
ME: Motherease
MEAF: Motherease Air Flow
MED: Midlle Earth Diapers
MEOS: Motherease Oneszie
MGD: Mother Goose Designs
MHM: Mile High Monkeys
MJB: Meghann's Jewelry Box
MK: Micsknitz
MM: Mosaic Moon
MM: Maldin Mills (microfleece)
MMC: Melie Mello Creations
MOE: Mother of Eden
MPB: My Precious Baby by April
MT: Mommy's Touch
Mutt: Muttaqins

NB: Nekkie Blankie™ &
NBC: Nothing Butt Cloth
NG: Natural Goodies
NYMCD: Not Your Mama's Cloth Diapers

OBB: Olive Branch Baby
OMG: One Mad Giraffe

PaB: Peek-a-Booties by RamieBaby Designs
PBBA: Precious Baby by April
PBPD: Potbellied Pig Design [url][/url
PC: Precious Coverings
PC: Pocket Change
PD: Poochies™ diapers
PL:Pink Lemonade or
PN: Pattynaps
PP: Preston's Pants
PP- Prissy Pants-
PP: Punky Padding
PPS- Prissy Pants Skirty-
PW: Peewell
PWP: Patchwork Pixie

QB: Quilts on the Bed

RaR: Rump~a~rooz
RB: Renegade Baby
RB: Righteous Baby
RB: Royal Buns
REO: Red Earth Originals
RFF: Robyns Fanny Fluff
RIKKI: Motherease diaper cover
RK: Ribbit Knits
RKD: Raspberry Kissed Designs
RLP Rachel's Legal Pad Http://
Roo: Wonderoo
RR: Royal Rumps

Sandys: Motherease fitted
SB: Swaddle Bees
SB: SugarBuns
SB: StarBunz
SBB: Sweet Baby Botique
SBC: Sweet Bottom Creek
SB'ish Sustainable Babyish
SBW: Sugar Buns Wool & More
SC:Stinky Couture
SC: Simply Cloth
SDF: Steph's Diaper Factory
SDI: Seun Designs Inc.
SEZ: Snap-Ez
SK: SweetKnits
SKB: Sunkissed Babies
SKC: Spooky Kitty Collective
SMS: Steph and Mernie’s Stuff
SNB: Snuggle Buttz
SnS: Strawberries n Sunshine
SOS: Susie One Size
SP: Sassypants
SPB: Sugar Plum Baby
STF: Snug to Fit
STT: Sassy Turtle Thread
SWB: Sweetiebums

TBK: Troika Baby Knits
TCC: The Cloth Canoe
TCM: The Cat's Meow
TCT: The Cushie Tushie
TFD: Tail Feather Diapers
TFF: Thirsties Fab Fitteds
TT: Tinkle Traps
TT: Trendy Tush
TTD: A Time to Dye" (It's hand-dyed yarn.)

UTN: Under the Nile

VB: Very Baby
VBSN: Very Baby Simply Nights
VDC: Vermont Diaper Company
Vimse: Imse Vimse
VK: Valor Kids

WBK: Wool Baby Knits
WC: Woolful Comforts
WCW: Wild Child Woolies
WG: Wondrous Gems
WW: Wonderful Woolies
WW: Wolf Woolies
WW: Wonderworks
WWB: Wiggle Worm Bottoms


ZBG: Zoom Baby Gear
ZZ: Zany Zebra
s and Acronyms
Cloth Diaper Terms and Acronyms

3SR: 3 Step Rise

AI2: all in two , usually has a snap in liner
AIO: all in one diaper
AP: Attachment Parenting
APLIX: brand of hook and loop similar to velcro

BOV: bamboo organic velour
BKT: burly knit terry
BN: Brand New
Bump: Putting “bump” into a post is a way to move the thread back up to the top of a forum
BV: bamboo velour

CBOS: Cotton Babies One Size insert
CD: cloth diaper
CM: chubby medium
Colorway: The color of the yarn
Contour Diaper: Contour diapers are usually hourglass shaped with no folding necessary. Just lay them in a wrap or diaper cover
CPF: Chinese prefolds
Crunchy: is like super nutty...not what our modern day society considers normal. It's like an alternative to saying you're nuts! It's kind of used for natural, earthy, or renounced lifestyles, because these kind of things seem so strange in a modern world full of 'conveniences'

DSQ: diaper service quality
DWR: Durable Water Repellent (a brand of spray used to re-waterproof diapers)

EBF: exclusively breastfed (you’ll see in reference to how a diaper holds EBF poo)
EC: Elimination communication:[/b] it is where babies don't wear diapers and the parents watch for cues that they are about to pee or poop and take them to the restroom. Lots of mamas swear by it (and it is practiced exclusively in many third world countries).
EO: essential oil
ETA: edited to add
EUC: excellent used condition

FFS: free for shipping
Fitted: Fitted diapers are used in place of prefolds or contours. They require a diaper cover or wrap, however they are cut in an hourglass shape and have elastic around the legs and waist and have either snaps or hook and loop fasteners
FL: front loader (washing machine)
FLAG: fits like a glove
FLAM: fits like a mitten
Flat: a diaper that is typically 27"x27" square, single ply diaper to fold
FOE: fold over elastic
FPP: funded PayPal
FRB: Flat Rate Box
FBE: Flat Rate Envelope
FS: for sale
FS: front snapping
FSOT: for sale or trade
FT: for trade
FUC: fair used condition

GN: gender neutral
GUC: good used condition

HC: Hyena Cart an online store “A collection of earth-friendly shops”
Hemp: hemp is made from the inner bark of the hemp plant. It is becoming increasingly popular for use in diapers because of its durability, absorbency and natural anti-microbial properties
Hyena: term for hard to get, popular diapers that are stalked by diaper hungry moms

IDNO: in desperate need of
IDSO: in desperate search of
IHA: I have available
IPF: indian prefold
ISO: in search of


LN: like new

M/L or ML: medium long (size usually the same as a medium except for the rise
MM: Malden Mills (Brand of fleece)

NB: newborn

OC: organic cotton
OCV: organic cotton velour
OS: one size - a diaper that usually fits a child from birth up until about 35 lbs
OV: organic velour

PF: prefold - diapers with a center strip thickness - they still need to be folded to fit the baby
PL’ed: Potty Learned or Learning
PP: PayPal
PPD: postage paid (you'll see this when a price listed includes shipping)
PSA: public service announcement
PUL: polyurethane laminate, a material used to make diaper covers/wraps, the outer of many pocket diapers or AIOs

QD: quick dry

RLR: is a laundry additive that softens the water and helps remove/prevent build for people who have hard water.
RME: Revolution Money Exchange A new company that is competition for Paypal.

SAHD: stay at home dad
SAHM: stay at home mom
SC: suedecloth (stay dry inner folds)
SS: side snapping
Stalking: is waiting around for a product to stock. People ask for stalking help to have better odds at scoring items on HC
STM: ship to me, as used during co-ops and presales where you have to pay to have your item shipped to the person running the sale and then again to have it shipped to you.
Stripping: this is when you have detergent buildup in your diapers and you must run multiple hot rinses until the bubbles are gone

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TDF: to die for
T&T :Turned and Topstitched (some people prefer this as opposed to serged edges on fitteds)
TTO: tea tree oil

UBCPF: unbleached chinese prefolds
UBIPF: unbleached Indian prefolds
UC: used condition

VGUC: very good used condition

WAHD: work at home dad
WAHM: work at home mom
Wagon: Going on the wagon is choosing (or being forced to choose) to not buy anymore diapers. It is a term used often with drinking alcohol. If you have been drinking a lot, you say that you are “going on the wagon” and then you stop for a while
WIO: wool in one -AIO with a wool cover rather than fleece or cotton
WOHD: work out of home dad
WOHM: work out of home mom
Wool Soaker: A wool soaker is basically a diaper cover made exclusively of wool.


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