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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 01-29-2004, 05:05 PM Thread Starter
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Cloth Diaper Glossary

There are about as many acronyms with cloth diapers as there are with computers! It's enough to make a person's head swirl...

So let's start a list of all the abbreviations, or post one that you don't know and we'll add it!

I'll start... please add on...

AIO = All In One
CD = Cloth Diaper
CPF = Chinese Prefold
FB = Fuzzi Bunz
WAHM = Work at Home Mom
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UBCPF = Unbleached Chinese Prefold diaper
HB = Honeyboy diapers, the famous (or infamous Click here to enlarge) diapers that often sold for hundreds of dollars
WIO = Wool in One. An AIO with a wool cover rather than fleece or cotton
Dritz = stands for Dritz pins, long considered the only choice for CDing
HBH = Honeyboy Homes. Diapers made from the Honeyboy's at Home diaper pattern.
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Aplix: Hook and Loop closure, like velcro
BSWW: Bummis Super Whisper Wrap
CB: Cuddlebuns
CPF: Chinese Prefolds
DSQ: Diaper Service Quality. High quality Prefolds.
FB: Fuzzi Bunz
HB: Honeyboy
HH: Happy Heiny's
JB: Joey Bunz
ME: Mother-ease
MM: Malden Mills - polar fleece company
MOE: Mother of Eden - maker of Fuzzi Bunz
PUL: Polyurethane Laminate. waterproof layer in AIOs and diaper covers.
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I'll give some Luke's Drawers acronyms-

LD-Luke's Drawers
AIW-All in Wonder(a one size all in one diaper)
OSW-One size Wonder(a one size fitted diaper)
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Forgot one-

TTO- Tea Tree Oil, an antimicrobial oil that many diaper users add to the wash water(or the wipe solution), a few drops at a time.
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GSE=grapefruit seed extract
Prefolds (diapers with a center strip thickness-they still need to be folded to fit the baby)
Newborn Prefold (5-10 lbs)(2x3x2 & 2 & 2x5x2)
Infant Prefold (7-15lbs) (4x6x4 & 4x8x4)
Regular Prefold (15-30 lbs)4x6x4
Premium Prefolds (15-30 lbs.) 4x8x4
Toddler Prefolds (30-45 lbs.) 4x8x4
Flat diapers (no thickness -single ply diaper to fold)
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IPFs- Indian Prefolds
AI2- All in Twos- usually like a cover with soaker- the soaker isn't sewn in to the diaper.


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Some acronyms in the diaper world

AC: AppleCheeks

AI2: all in two, usually has a snap in soaker

AI3: all in three (like G-diapers)

AIO: all in one diaper

AP: Attachment Parenting



B4: BubuBebe

BB: Bottombumpers or Best Bottoms

BF: Breast-feeding or boyfriend

BFP: Big Fat Positive (pregnancy test, BFN =negative)

BG: bumGenius

BSB: Bummis Super Birte, Bright Star Baby

BSRB: Bagshot Row Bamboo

BSWW: Bummis Supper Whisper Wrap

BTDT: Been there, Done that

BTW: By the way

BW: Babywear(ing)

BM: Breastmilk or Bowel Movement



CB: Cotton Babies or Charlie Banana

CD: cloth diapers

CIO: Cry it Out

CS: Co-Sleep or Charlie's Soap
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