Accurate birth time is very important and, ideally, should be down to the minute. The importance of this accuracy will depend on your birth data as there could be a window of several hours with negligible changes, or you could be at the cusp of several important differences.
When it comes to advanced knowledge such as Variable, Dietary Regimen, Environment, Perspective, and Motivation, accurate birth time is even more important as these properties shift much more often than some general properties.
To help ensure accuracy, we suggest the following:
- Ask a parent and check hospital records
- MaiaMechanics.com offers a birth time reliability score which determines if any significant changes occur around your entered birth time. You can sign up for a free 14-day trial to take advantage of this feature for free.
- If the birth time reliability score shows potential variations, you can hire a professional Human Design analyst to help you determine which properties fit you (contact the IHDS office to enquire about analysts that offer this), or the services of a Vedic Astrologer to determine your birth time—some recommendations: