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Born on February 29th? Here's how leap-year babies celebrate their birthdays

Leap year babies stand out from the crowd for this special reason.

How does leap day babies celebrate their birthdays [TimeandDate]

Imagine being born on a day that exists only once every four years. That's the reality of "leap year babies," people born on February 29th.

Though special, this birthdate comes with its own set of challenges and, of course, distinct ways of celebrating birthdays.

For the majority of their lives, leap year babies celebrate their birthdays on either February 28th or March 1st in non-leap years. Choosing the date can be a personal decision, influenced by family traditions, personal preference, or even the time of birth. Some people opt for February 28th, feeling closest to their actual birthdate. Others choose March 1st, considering it closer to their "true" age.

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While celebrating every year isn't an option, leap year babies get to make their every-four-year birthdays extra special. Many choose to throw a bigger celebration with family and friends, catching up on lost birthday parties. Some even choose to celebrate on both February 28th and March 1st in a leap year, doubling the fun.

Whether it's on February 28th, March 1st, or every four years, leap year babies deserve to celebrate their special day. Their birthday presents a chance to create cherished memories and connect with others who share their rare birthdate.

So, the next time you encounter someone born on February 29th, be sure to wish them a happy (leap) birthday!

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