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September 26th Is The Most Popular Day For Babies To Be Born Due To Boxing Day Sex

September 26th Is The Most Popular Day For Babies To Be Born Due To Boxing Day Sex

Babies are born every day; that's a pretty simple fact. Hospitals across the planet are inundated with freshly born humans all taking their first breaths and trying to make sense of their new world outside the womb.

However, there is one day that takes the cake for the most amount of babies born in 24 hours in the UK.

That, according to new statistics, is this coming Thursday, September 26.

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If you wind the clock back a solid nine months, the average time it takes to brew a newborn, that would mean loads of these babies are being conceived on Boxing Day.

Who knows why the day after Christmas is such a randy one for Brits. Maybe it's the day after a fairly big religious holiday, maybe it's the hangover horn, maybe it's all that time off work and doing something to make up the time.

Whatever the case is, the numbers don't lie.

The Office for National Statistics produced the statistics on babies born across Britain and was analysed by Thortful. It found that, on average, there are around 1,800 babies that are born every day.

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However on September 26, that number jumps to 2,000.

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The ONS reckons that there is actually a more practical for this explosion of little ones and it's to do with school. The number crunchers think that parents are trying to have their child born just before the start of school so that they'll be the eldest in the year.

Now, if you're still keen for some baby born news then you're in for a treat.

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The Journal of Social Sciences had a look at when the biggest celebrities, politicians and scientists were born it seems a lot are popped out in January and February. If we're being specific here, the big ones have birthdays between January 20 and February 18.

While Aquariuses are known for being unpredictable and inefficient, at least you'll have the coin and stardom to rely on.

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You could be just like these people. Credit: PA

Just look at the rich and famous alumni that you could join if you reach your full potential: Ronda Rousey, Harry Styles, Jennifer Anniston, Oprah and Cristiano Ronaldo.

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But if you're thinking that study is bollocks then you might be interested in another by the UK Office of National Statistics, which found that babies born at the start of the year went into some decent careers.

January babies are most likely to become a GP or a debt collector while those who come into the world a month later have a high rate of becoming an artist. While that might be a hard graft, it can pay off big time.

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Stewart Perrie

Stewart Perrie is a Trending Journalist at LADbible. His first job was as a newsreader and journalist at the award winning Sydney radio station, Macquarie Radio. He was solely responsible for the content broadcast on multiple stations across Australia when the MH17, Germanwings and AirAsia disasters unfolded. Stewart has covered the conflict in Syria for LADbible, interviewing a doctor on the front line, and has contributed to the hugely successful UOKM8 campaign.