Babies Conceived In Autumn Will Be 'Taller And Healthier' Than Their Peers 3 years ago

Babies Conceived In Autumn Will Be 'Taller And Healthier' Than Their Peers

Summer babies grow into healthier adults than those born during the colder months, according to new research.

The incredible findings were revealed when scientists at the University of Cambridge examined the data of almost half a million British adults born between July and August.

They discovered that people born during these summer months had a heavier birth weight and had since grown into taller adults.

In fact, summer babies were a full 10 percent less likely to be short in stature (that's under 5 '9 for men and 5'3 for women).

Girls born in June, July and August also started puberty later, which is linked to lower instances of breast cancer, diabetes and heart disease.

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Scientists believe mums who are pregnant during spring and summer absorb more Vitamin D during their second and third trimesters, giving the baby a significant health boost.

The takeaway? Conceiving babies in autumn gives them a better chance at being healthier.

Better get going, then...