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Kids Born in Summer Dumber?

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Parents in the UK are timing conception to boost kid's grades.


We already play Mozart for our kids in the womb, but now the Brits are doing us one better by timing the birth of their babies to improve their kid's chances of doing well at school. Huh? These parents are planning autumn births to ensure their kids will be the oldest in their grade. "Studies have shown youngsters born at the beginning of the academic year in September are more likely to perform better in exams than those who are 'young for their year' or born in July and August," reports the Daily Mail. Just what we need--one more thing to worry about when trying to get pregnant...

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