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The top 20 baby names for boys and girls in 2016
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The healthiest babies are often birthed in the summer, which means many parents may be trying to conceive right now. Here are the rumored baby names for next year. - photo by Herb Scribner
A study published earlier this month from scientists in the United Kingdom found that babies born in the summer were healthier than those born at other times of the year, according to CNN.

The study found those born in the summer had a healthier birth weight, between 5.5 and 8.8 pounds, making them less likely to have long-term problems such as learning disabilities and delayed motor and social development, according to CNN.

Summer babies also grew up to be taller adults, who are more likely to earn more money, get promoted and have romantic success, CNN reported.

Those babies were also more likely to start puberty later. According to CNN, children who start puberty earlier often suffer emotional struggles and mental health issues, and may even be susceptible to diabetes, obesity and heart disease.

Of course, births in summer months don't equal better health for all babies, CNN reported. In fact, the researchers said these health benefits were likely linked to the weather patterns in the summer, specifically when the sun is out and more likely to provide health benefits for new mothers.

"There are hundreds of factors that determine your future health and there are millions of things that influence birth weight (and) height. This is one incremental factor of many that contribute to this," Dr. John Perry, the lead author of the study, told CNN. Keep in mind it is complicated, but it is an interesting piece of the jigsaw puzzle of biology."

Still, many parents have started to conceive in these winter months in order to prime their baby for a healthy summer birth.

If youre like those parents, or know one of them, you may be looking for the next great baby name. Well, popular parenting website BabyCenter has unveiled its predictions for the most popular baby names, according to both The Star and The Portsmouth News in the UK.
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