April showers mean...April babies! Even if the weather outside is dreary and drizzly, April babies are like little rays of sunshine peeking through the clouds. Here are a few things that make your April baby extra special...

April babies will be rams or bulls…

…astrologically speaking. Babies born in April will have either Aries (represented by the ram) or Taurus (the bull) as their sign. Aries are known for being fiery, passionate go-getters, while those born under Taurus are thought to be dependable, sensible, and have a taste for the finer things in life. 

Diamonds are an April baby’s best friend.

April babies’ birthstone—the diamond!—is as sparkly as they are. Diamonds symbolize clarity and strength. In fact, the word diamond comes from the Greek word 'adamas,' which means 'unbreakable'—perfect for your ready-to-take-on-the-world April baby. 

April babies have sweet, sunny birth month flowers.

April babies have two birth flowers: the perky daisy and delicate sweet pea. They symbolize innocence and bliss, respectively. 

April babies look on the bright side.

Your April baby may take a half-glass-full outlook on life! People with an excessively positive attitude were more likely to be born in spring and summer than other months, according to European research. The study’s authors believe this could be the result of birth season affecting mood-influencing neurotransmitters. 

Your April baby might be C-suite bound.

Could managing director appear at the top of your April baby’s resume someday? Science says…possibly! Babies born in March and April were more likely to become managing directors than those born in other months, according to research published in the journal Economic Letters.

…or your April baby might be a Jack or Jill of all trades.

While certain birth months have been associated with certain career paths—at least according to one study that found January babies are more likely to be general practitioners, for example—April babies do not seem to be destined for one particular vocation. We’ll take that as a sign that their options are endless!

No matter what their destiny, April babies are in good company!

If the celebrities born this month are any indication, there is a whole lot of star-power that comes with being born in April! A few of these famous April-born faces include Jennifer Garner, Saoirse Ronan, Channing Tatum, Pharrell, Kate Hudson, and Gal Gadot.

Did your April baby arrive early or late?

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