All About Your September Baby

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Looking to sources from astrology and the farmer's almanac to scientific research, here are some of the characteristics and symbols attributed to September babies.

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September (from Latin septem, “seven”) was originally the seventh of ten months,” and retains the name despite the changes in the calendar that make it the ninth month. Typically, September brings the start of school as well as the start of fall.

A few studies have shown that September is a very busy month for birthdays. Possibly due to the time spent indoors getting cozy back in December?

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The birthstone for September is the sapphire, believed to protect the wearer from harm.

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September's birth flower is the aster, a symbol of love. The month is also associated with the morning glory.

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The zodiac signs for September babies are Virgo (until September 22nd) and Libra (from September 23rd forward).

  • Virgo – Symbolized by the virgin, they are intuitive and bright storytellers. While they may be short-tempered or impatient, they are good teammates and creative thinkers.
  • Libra – Symbolized by the scales, they are all about finding balance. While they can go to extremes and can be shy, they are caring and ready to cheer on the underdog.
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Famous September birthdays include Beyonce, Jimmy Fallon, and Jason Derulo.

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All About Your September Baby

Sara McTigue is a secret agent, cupcake chef, award winning author, photographer, and PTA mom. At least, that is how things look in her mind. When she isn’t testing the bounds of her imagination, she is a mom to three amazing and hilariously funny children, wife to a charming and handsome man, and thoroughly addicted to reading. With a BS in English Education and an MA in English Literature, words – and their ability to shape our lives and thoughts – are an everyday fascination. Af ... More

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