September ushers in a new season, the start of school, vibrant leaves and a refreshing chill in the air. And it also brings lots of amazing babies (and we mean lots!). Here are some fun facts about your September sweetie...

September is a popular birthday month.

More babies are born on September 26th than any other day of the year! (Perhaps this baby boom is due to parents feeling especially amorous around the winter holidays...)

September babies have a versatile birthstone.

Sapphire is September’s gem. It is traditionally blue, but did you know it can also be pink, yellow and green?

September babies are Virgos are Libras.

If your birthday falls in the beginning of the month, you are a Virgo, best known for being practical, loyal, and organised. After the 22nd you are a balanced, social, and fair-minded Libra.

September babies have two stellar birth flowers.

Asters and morning glories are the flower of this end-of-summer month. Aster originates from Greek and means star—so sweet for a little starlet! Morning glories also have a stellar connection—their centers are star shaped. 

September babies excel at school.

One British study suggests that September babies may have a leg up in the classroom. Kids born in this month were 20% more likely to get into elite schools...maybe because they are the oldest ones in their grade.

September babies have an edge on the sports field.

Fall-born babies tend to be stronger and more athletic than their summer-born peers (again, this is likely due to being older—and bigger—than the rest of the kids in their class). 

September babies may have long lives ahead of them. 

September-ites are more likely to live to 100! Babies born from September to November have a higher chance of hitting the century-mark, perhaps from being protected through the first winter by all the great immunity in their mum’s milk.

September babies share their birth month with lots of A-listers.

September celebs include Beyoncé, Zendaya, Will Smith, Keanu Reeves, and Prince Harry. Talk about star-studded company!

    Did your September baby arrive early or late?

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