What Your Baby's Sign Says About Her

Start the year off by finding out what's "written in the stars" for your little one.

Aquarius, Pisces, Aries

Aquarius Baby

Dates: January 20 to February 18Top Traits: The Aquarius is easy to get along with, well-liked, and able to learn new tasks quickly.Watch Out For: Be ready with the reminders--this sign tends to be absent-minded.Celeb Kid Under This Sign: Penelope Cruz's son Leo (Jan. 22, 2011)

Aquarius babies are born between Jan. 20 and Feb. 18. Water Bearers can be quite rebellious and might find themselves in a bit of trouble, but as excellent problem-solvers, they’ll soon be able to figure out a solution. What does astrology have in store for your Aquarius baby? The horoscope reveals...


Pisces Baby

Dates: February 19 to March 20Top Traits: It's in the nature of a Pisces to be creative, passionate, sympathetic, and idealistic.Watch Out For: Pisces often need a little push--they'd rather spend their time day-dreaming.Celeb Kid Under This Sign: Jennifer Lopez's twins Emme and Max (February 22, 2008)

Get ready for extra cuddle time with your Pisces baby, born between Feb. 19 and March 20. According to her horoscope, she’ll need extra love and attention as she grows, so don’t waste an opportunity to show this little dreamer how much you care.


Aries Baby

Dates: March 21 to April 19Top Traits: A natural-born leader, this sign is confident, ambitious, and able to inspire others.Watch Out For: The stubborn Aries may sometimes act before he thinks things through.Celeb Kid Under This Sign: Rachel Zoe's son Skyler (March 22, 2011)

Patience is definitely required to wrangle in this bundle of energy! Your little Ram, born between March 21 and April 19, is full of independence, according to astrology. But be prepared for temper tantrums from your Aries baby if things don’t go his way.


Taurus, Gemini, Cancer

Taurus Baby

Dates: April 20 to May 20Top Traits: Calm and quiet (for the most part), a Taurus loves harmony and hates disorganization.Watch Out For: This conservative sign needs help expressing him- or herself.Celeb Kid Under This Sign: Mariah Carey's twins Monroe and Moroccan (April 30, 2011)

While babies with this zodiac sign can be stubborn, Taurus babies, born between April 20 and May 20, also enjoy a little snuggle time. Your Bull is a creature of habit, so ignore any horoscope that tells you to indulge in a whim and skip routine playdates.


Gemini Baby

Dates: May 21 to June 21Top Traits: Great in social setttings, this sign is super-friendly and up for all kinds of travel and sports.Watch Out For: Good luck keeping your chatty Gemini focused on the task at hand.Celeb Kid Under This Sign: Pink's daughter Willow (June 2, 2011)

Moms of Gemini babies, be prepared: Your horoscope reveals that you’ve got quite the curious child on your hands. Make sure any children with this zodiac sign--born from May 21 to June 20--are always entertained and engaged, which should help keep their mischievous sides at bay.


Cancer Baby

Dates: June 22 to July 22Top Traits: While a Cancer is versatile, this sentimental and sometimes shy sign is happiest when at home.Watch Out For: Since Cancers live for praise, they often need help dealing with rejection.Celeb Kid Under This Sign: Victoria and David Beckham's daughter Harper (July 10, 2011)

Babies whose astrological sign is Cancer love being at home surrounded by family. Keep your little Crab--born from June 21 to July 22--comfortable by sticking to a routine, as kids with this zodiac sign tend to not like going out of their comfort zone.


Leo, Virgo, Libra

Leo Baby

Dates: July 23 to August 22Top Traits: One of the more extroverted signs, a Leo is charming, confident, full of energy, and fearless.Watch Out For: The same traits that lead this sign to be powerful and successful can also make them prideful and reckless.Celeb Kid Under This Sign: Jessica Alba's daughter Haven (August 13, 2011)

Astrology tells us these little Lion cubs can brighten any room with their warmth and smile. But you don’t need a horoscope to tell you that! Leo babies, born between July 23 and Aug. 22, like to be the center of attention but be careful not to let them become too self-centered.


Virgo Baby

Dates: August 23 to September 22Top Traits: Known for being hard, reliable workers, cautious Virgos are self-assured--they don't often need praise--and quick learners.Watch Out For: You may have a little worrywort on your hands.Celeb Kid Under This Sign: Mark Wahlberg's son Brendan (September 16, 2008)

Organization, order, and details are what make your Virgo baby thrive. While her horoscope says she needs everything to be perfect, be sure to teach her things can’t always go her way. Virgo babies’ birthdays fall between Aug. 23 and Sept. 22.


Libra Baby

Dates: September 23 to October 22Top Traits: This compassionate, intelligent sign is great at listening and loves the arts.Watch Out For: Indecisive Libras often need someone to bounce their ideas off of.Celeb Kid Under This Sign: Neil Patrick Harris's twins Gideon and Harper (October 12, 2010)

Everything must remain in balance for your Libra baby, born between Sept. 23 and Oct. 22. She’s sweet and loves her siblings, but any family rifts may cause her discomfort. Don’t worry, children with this zodiac sign always find a way to make the stars realign.


Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn

Scorpio Baby

Dates: October 23 to November 21Top Traits: Funny, energetic, curious, and driven--a Scorpio will work hard, especially on projects he or she finds meaningful.Watch Out For: You must earn the trust of this secretive sign.Celeb Kid Under This Sign: Adam Sandler's daughter Sunny (November 2, 2008)

Scorpio babies are little detectives in the making. These tiny Scorpions are naturally drawn to mysteries and may keep a few themselves! Astrology reveals that babies born between Oct. 23 and Nov. 21 are very perceptive of emotions, including their own, so be careful to not let frustration get the best of you.


Sagittarius Baby

Dates: November 22 to December 21Top Traits: Opinionated and optimistic, Sagittarius likes to help others and understand what makes people tick.Watch Out For: You may need to spend more time teaching this sign about the value of money.Celeb Kid Under This Sign: Kourtney Kardashian's son Mason (December 14, 2009)

If your baby was born between Nov. 22 and Dec. 21, be prepared to explore! Sagittarius babies’ horoscopes reveal a love for knowledge and experiences, so plan lots of hands-on activities as they grow. This astrological sign is known as the zodiac’s scholar, so these munchkins love asking questions.


Capricorn Baby

Dates: December 22 to January 19Top Traits: Thanks to their practical, serious, goal-oriented personality, Capricorns usually make good students.Watch Out For: It's harder for this sign to make friends (but they're great at keeping them).Celeb Kid Under This Sign: Owen Wilson's son Robert (Jan. 14, 2011)

What do the stars have in store for your little Goat? According to astrology, Capricorns, born Dec. 22 through Jan. 19, are very practical and driven. She’ll know what she wants and when she wants it, but be sure to let her just be a kid, too.

Originally published in the January 2012 issue of Parents magazine.

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