8 Fascinating Facts About February Babies
February may already have you a little more heart-eyed than usual—and having a lovebug on the way only amps up those warm-and-fuzzy feels. Even though February is the shortest month of the year, there’s no shortage of things to love about February babies.
Here Are 8 Fun Facts About Your February Baby:
Your February Baby’s Birthstone is an Amethyst
The lilac-colored stone represents peace and love and, in some cultures, was believed to have protective qualities.
Your February Baby May Be a Shrinking Violet
…When it comes to their birth flower, at least. Though we tend to associate February with all things pink and red, February’s birth flower is the delicate violet—a symbol of virtue, modesty, and faithfulness.
February Babies’ Horoscope Sign is Aquarius or Pisces
If your baby is born before February 19, they’ll be an Aquarius, a sign associated with intelligence, independence, and quirkiness. Babies born at the end of the month (February 19th or later), fall under Pisces, a sign known for being kind, compassionate, and easygoing.
Your February Baby Could Be Fame-Bound
One study found that more celebrities were born in Aquarius season than under other zodiac signs. Jennifer Aniston, Harry Styles, Rebel Wilson, Chris Rock, and Laura Dern are a few fellow famous February Aquarians.
Your February Baby Might Be Artistically Inclined
One of the most common professions for February babies is artist, according to one British study that examined the link between birth month and career. Another job that’s high on the list for February babies? Traffic cop.
Your February Baby’s Birthday Could Be Extra Special
If your February baby is due at the end of the month, they might have a very special birthday. Leap Day (February 29) only rolls around once every four years, so there’s typically a 1/365 chance of being born on any given day, but there’s a 1/1461 chance of being born on Leap Day!
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