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Here Are 6 Reasons to Make You Even More Excited for Your September Baby!These will make moms expecting their babies this month even more excited!by Kate Borbon .
Preggo moms, are you excitedly awaiting your babies’ arrival this September? Research suggests babies who are born in this month will do well in in their academics and even being able to live up to 100 years old! Learn more about those special characteristics below, so you know how best to raise tem
The advantage of babies born in September
1. They’re more likely to excel in school.
A study by the National Bureau of Economic Research in the U.S. found that children born in September typically perform better in school than children born earlier in the year, as Romper reports. This might be attributed to the fact that September babies start school at a later age than other kids, which has been said to help children achieve academic success. Good Housekeeping also says that September babies are around 20% more likely to get into prestigious schools!ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW
2. They tend to be better-behaved.
That same study by the National Bureau of Economic Research also found that babies born in September are less likely to get in trouble with the law and more likely to go to college. Again, it may have something to do with the fact that they start school at a later age.
“Being an older age at school entry increases children’s college attainment and reduces the likelihood of being incarcerated for juvenile crime,” write the authors of the study called “School Starting Age and Cognitive Development.”
3. They are likely to weigh just right when they are born.
According to Motherly, research has suggested that September babies tend to be born at just right weight — not too big, but also not too small. Good Housekeeping writes that babies born in September are more likely to weigh less but not light enough to be of low birth weight (below 5 pounds 8 ounces).ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW
4. They have less risk of developing bipolar disorder.
5. They may have unique personality traits.
If you’re interested in astrology, this might be an interesting thing for you to know: Babies born in September may either be Virgos (born between August 23 and September 22) or Libras (born between September 23 and October 22). Whichever Zodiac sign they might be, they are sure to have unique personality traits. For instance, Romper says that Virgos tend to be practical, tender, and hardworking, while Libras tend to be sociable, peaceful, and harmonious.
On the other hand, Time also notes that September-born babies may tend to be irritable. Interesting personality indeed!
6. They may be able to live to 100 years old.
One remarkable characteristic of September babies is that they are also likely to have long lives. Good Housekeeping reports that researchers from the University of Chicago who interviewed around 1,500 centenarians (individuals ages 100 years old and above) found that most of them were born during September and November. The researchers suggest that this might be because people born during these months were “less likely to suffer from seasonal infections early in life, which could impact life-long health,” Red Tricycle writes.ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW