Statistically speaking, September may be the most common month for births around the world, but like all babies, each birth month is special. For those who are lucky enough to be born in the month of March, count yourself among a select group of creative, natural-born leaders who are empathetic and optimistic. According to science (and a smidge of astrology, if you believe in that kind of thing), here are eight cool traits and factoids that make March babies so special.

March babies are optimistic and happy.
The third month of the year spans the cusp between the end of winter and the beginning of spring. For those born toward the end of the month, March babies are optimistic and happy in disposition. Compared to babies born in winter months, who tend to be more susceptible to depression and seasonal affective disorders, the arrival of warmer weather and blooming flowers seem to be reflected in the temperaments of March kiddos.

Babies born in the spring tend to be taller.
Exposure to daylight during the increasingly longer days of spring has positive effects on mothers, resulting in taller babies born toward the end of March.Creativity peaks in March.
From Albert Einstein to Vincent van Gogh, lots of famous thinkers, artists and athletes claim birthdays in March.

Can you say natural-born leaders?
A study CEOs around the world found that most of them were born in March.

Trust someone with a March birthday to pilot your next flight.
An above-average number of pilots were born in March.

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March is a month of dreamers and heroes.
Those born under the sign of Pisces are also charismatic, affectionate and generous.

No modern presidents were born in March.
The last four U.S. presidents, as well as the current president, were born in the summer.

March babies are romantic and soulful.
Guided more by intuition than by structure, those born under the sign of Pisces are ideal partners and friends.

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In what month were you or your kiddos born? Tell us in the comments below!

—Kipp Jarecke-Cheng

 

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