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Many teachers (if they give it any thought or planning) aim for a September baby. That way they can have the Summer holiday off work without it counting as maternity leave, not be teaching in the last weeks of pregnancy and maximise their time at home with the baby by not having 'wasted' any maternity leave before the baby is born. Plus the baby has the advantage statistically of being born Sept - Dec.
Of course a lot of teachers don't give it any thought or planning, but its considered a good way to plan it if you do.
Icenoslice "Matters for sport. Apparently there was a study in the US a few years back and a disproportionate number of pro sports players had Jan/Feb/March birthdays (little league over there goes on calendar years). They're a bit older so bigger and stronger and likely to do well, doing well = enjoying it more = carrying on with it."
Interesting - DS was a March baby and is doing OK with fotball (and is now the tallest in his team - who have birthdays throughout the year) DD is end of July (and pretty petite) but is doing OK with gymnastics. DH was born in Dec and was the youngest in his year in NZ (also probably one of the shortest). Didn't stop him getting to national levels in tennis and football as a youth.