If you’re wondering whether you’ll have a shrieker or a sobber, a good listener verses a little devil, a sound sleeper versus a thrasher, look no further than your babe or babe-to-be’s astrological sign. Just like you, your baby is going to be chock full of personality, and if you embrace the stars and signs, you might be able to discern what traits you can expect now and in years to come. If for nothing else, it’s just fun.
AQUARIUS (JAN 20-FEB 18)
Social, smart and always spontaneous. Your Aquarius babe will keep you on your toes, for sure. Expect them to prefer seaweed over apple sauce, or want a different playdate everyday. Their penchant for being unique will keep things interesting at home.
PISCES (FEB 19-MARCH 20)
The dreamers of the group, pisces sure are a sweet, sensitive bunch. These old souls are emotionally intuitive, playful and creative. And their penchant for dreaminess will likely make them great sleepers. Bring out their artistic side with colorful toys and lots of music.
ARIES (MARCH 21-APRIL 19)
If you’ve got yourself a little ram, then you’ll value their fierce independence and strong point of view. They’ll like want to do everything by themselves, and 99% of the time, they actually can. Give your Aries the freedom they crave.
TAURUS (APRIL 20-MAY 20)
Quiet, sweet and just a bit stubborn, the Taurus babe shouldn’t give you too much trouble. They are set in their ways, however, and appreciate routine and knowing what’s ahead. Bring our your Taurus babe’s spontaneous side once in a while with a spur of the moment trip or activity. It will do them well.
GEMINI (MAY 21-JUNE 20)
Gemini is ruled by the communication planet, Mercury, so even before they learn to talk, you’ll understand where their heads are. Geminis love word games and anything involving critical thinking, so indulge in their desire to communicate and take them for social outings and on playdates as often as you can.
CANCER (JUNE 21-JULY 22)
Sweet, sensitive Cancers feel the maternal bond deeply, and need to spend quality time with mom. They also love being home, so you’ll want to hang with them doing fun things around the house and not running around from playdate to playdate.
LEO (JULY 23-AUGUST 22)
Watch out world, your Leo baby is ready for action. Never shying from the center of attention, Leos love a good party and rip roaring playdate. But a flair for the dramatic can lead to some pretty severe temper tantrums, so your goal will be to keep your little Leo engaged with music classes and lots of social play.
VIRGO (AUG 23-SEPT 22)
Like all the earth signs, Virgos are practical, calm and constantly analyzing their surroundings. They also know exactly what they like and what they don’t, and will likely tell you as much. Keep your nursery neutral and clean for baby Virgo and get this babe on a good routine. They will appreciate it.
LIBRA (SEPT 23-OCT 22)
These little charmers are sensitive, sweet and loving. They love to make friends so get them out into the world early on and watch them soar. Enroll your Libra in school on the earlier side rather than keeping them home.
SCORPIO (OCT 23-NOV 21)
The passionate Zodiac sign of the group, Scorpios are emotional, talented and intense. Just make sure you give them their much-desired space. Keepi your hands all over them constantly and they just might bite.
SAGITTARIUS (NOV 22-DEC 21)
Sagittarius babies crave adventure and socialization and have no problem bouncing around town from one activity to the next. Just make sure you baby-proofed your home because these little babes are true explorers, which can get them into trouble at times.
CAPRICORN (DEC 22-JAN 19)
The perfectionists of the group, Capricorn babes are responsible, productive and love being the first to master things. Help them when they ask, just make sure they don’t get too discouraged when they can’t do something right away.