10 Best Parenting Magazines

Updated on: December 2023

Best Parenting Magazines in 2023


Parents

Parents
BESTSELLER NO. 1 in 2023

Parenting Guide to Your Baby's First Year

Parenting Guide to Your Baby's First Year
BESTSELLER NO. 2 in 2023

Parents

Parents
BESTSELLER NO. 3 in 2023

Working Mother

Working Mother
BESTSELLER NO. 4 in 2023

Parents

Parents
BESTSELLER NO. 5 in 2023

Parents

Parents
BESTSELLER NO. 6 in 2023

Parenting: Love in Spoonfuls

Parenting: Love in Spoonfuls
BESTSELLER NO. 7 in 2023

PARENTING Baby Must-Haves: The Essential Guide to Everything from Cribs to Bibs

PARENTING Baby Must-Haves: The Essential Guide to Everything from Cribs to Bibs
BESTSELLER NO. 8 in 2023

Practical Homeschooling

Practical Homeschooling
BESTSELLER NO. 9 in 2023

Pregnancy Planner: Essential Advice for Moms-to-Be

Pregnancy Planner: Essential Advice for Moms-to-Be
BESTSELLER NO. 10 in 2023

Pregnancy and Parenting Forum Abbreviations

Are you completely lost on your favorite parenting discussion board due to the abbreviations and acronyms? Check out this list of 100 acronyms commonly used on parenting and pregnancy discussion boards.

AF - Aunt Flo (period or menstrual cycle)

AP - attachment parenting

BBT - basal body temperature

BC - birth control

BCP - birth control pill

BD - baby dance (sexual intercourse)

BF - breastfeed

BFN - big fat negative (negative pregnancy test)

BFP - big fat positive (positive pregnancy test)

BIL - brother-in-law

BM - breastmilk

CD - cloth diaper/diapering

CD - cycle day

CD - Cycle Day

CF - cervical fluid

CIO - cry it out (letting baby cry to self soothe or fall asleep on his/her own)

Circ - circumcise

CS or C/S - cesarean section

CWIM - see what I mean

D C; - procedure performed after miscarriage (often incorrectly referred to as DNC)

DD - dear daughter

DF - dear fiance

DH - dear husband

DPO - days past ovulation

DS - dear son

DSD - dear stepson

DSS - dear stepdaughter

DTD - do the deed (sexual intercourse)

DW - dear wife

EBF - exclusively breastfeeding

EBM - expressed breast milk

EDD - estimated delivery date or estimated due date

ERF - extended rear facing (facing carseat towards the rear of the vehicle)

ETA - edited to add (used when a person edit's their post/comment)

FF - formula feed

FIL - father-in-law

FMU - first morning urine

FT - full time

FTM - first time mom

FTR - for the record

FTSAHM - full time stay at home mom

FTWM - full time working mom

FWIW - for what it's worth

FYI - for your information

HPT - home pregnancy test

HTH - hope this helps

IMHO - in my honest/humble opinion

IMO - in my opinion

IRL - in real life

ITA - I totally agree

IUI - intrauterine insemination

IVF - in vitro fertilization

KWIM - know what I mean

L D; - Labor amp; Delivery

LLL - La Leche League (breast feeding organization)

LMP - last menstrual period

LO (or LOs) - little one (baby or children)

LOK - Lots of Kids

LP - luteal phase

MC or M/C - miscarriage

MIL - mother-in-law

MO - months old

MS or M/S - morning sickness

MW - midwife

O - ovulation

O'd - ovulated

OP - original poster or original post

OPK - ovulation predictor kit

OT - off topic

PG - pregnant or pregnancy

POAS - pee on a stick (take a home pregnancy test)

PP - previous poster or previous post

PPD - postpartum depression

PT - potty training

SAAF - Stay Away Aunt Flo

SAH - stay at home

SAHD - stay at home dad

SAHM - stay at home mom

SAHP - stay at home parent

SD - sperm donor

SIL - sister-in-law

SO - significant other

SO or S/O - spin off of another thread or topic

SONO - sonogram

TCOYF - Take Charge of Your Fertility

TMI - too much information

TOM - time of the month (period or menstrual cycle)

Ts and Ps - thoughts and prayers

TTA - trying to avoid (getting pregnant)

TTC - trying to conceive

US or U/S - ultrasound

UTI - Urinary Tract Infection

VBAC - vaginal birth after cesarean section

WAH - work at home

WAHD - work at home dad

WAHM - work at home mom

WOH - work out of the home

WOHD - work out of the home dad

WOHM - work out of the home mom

YO - years old

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