The Nursery Files Acronym Key

Most of these acronyms correspond to genre lists, though some are doubled up: NNC fics are on the non-canon kids page, MoD and SOM fics will be found on the Children With Others list etc.

A few of the genres have been renamed to make them less confusing.

Oh, and while not by any means exclusively a babyfic term, "AU" means Alternate Universe - fics that differ significantly from canon. These stories often break from canon after episode ___, or aren't intended to follow canon at all.

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W– William fics NCC – often AU fics about a non-canon child E – Emily alive in (at least part of ) a story gWb! – Get William Back!
BF– Baby fic KF – Kid fic TF – Teen fic T+ – twins, triplets or more
PS – Pregnant Scully PR – pregnant Reyes PO – pregnant other ladies Mpreg – pregnant fellows
OE – "Other Emilys" Emily-like child/ren W+S – William & one or more siblings L – Luke Doggett alive in story S – Samantha alive in story
Waa – M and/or S adoption angst RODC – "Return of dead child" canon kid not dead after all Adopt – character Adopts child(ren) WaF – William with adopted parents
MoD – Mulder/Other kid SoM – Scully/Other kid RoM – Reyes/Other kid DoD – Doggett/Other kid
MS/TWC – Mulder & Scully together with children DR/TWC – Doggett & Reyes together with children FC – Foundling child (is not blood related) S!C – Surprise! ___ has a kid and didn't know it!
PXF – Pre-series childhood fics Slash – gay characters raising kids G – Gibson as a kid-teen ScC – Secondary character's (or OC's) child
YR – young relative GK – XF character's grandchild SK – step child/ren CFK – case file kid
PSC – post-series canon (includes IWTB and/or season 10 refs) Married AON – Any other name for "Requiem" baby  


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