The New Moon rises at sunrise and sets at sunset. The sun, moon and earth are almost in a direct line during this phase of the moon. The New Moon reflects new beginnings and the start of a new cycle for us. It is thought that those born under a New Moon are in the first incarnation of eight lives. The person born under this moon has a great deal of spontaneity and sees life as one big adventure. These people live in the moment and are not big planners. The personality of those born under the New Moon is generally very instinctive, and these people are full of life and new ideas. They are very much positive and action-oriented people.
WAXING CRESCENT MOON
The Waxing Crescent Moon rises at mid-morning and sets after the sunset. This moon is seen right after the New Moon but just before the First Quarter Moon. The Waxing Crescent Moon phase could be thought of as the breakthrough phase. People born under this phase often find that they are emotionally tied to the past. They are creatures of habit and prefer to remain safe in their own environments and don’t really yearn for much change. This type of person is usually very reserved, especially in contrast to those born under the New Moon. Still, these types are more likely to break out of family roles or constraints than those born under other phases of the moon.
FIRST QUARTER MOON
The First Quarter Moon rises at noon and sets at around midnight. People born under this phase of the moon are masters at handling crisis and do well when springing to action during emergencies. They are highly capable of making immediate critical decisions and then acting upon them. These are the pioneers of this world and they will probably unintentionally create conflict all around them while challenging anyone in their path. These are very ambitious and self-motivated people who are armed with a strong desire to achieve.
WAXING GIBBOUS MOON
This moon rises mid-afternoon and sets before dawn. Those souls born under the Waxing Gibbous phase are perfectionists. They have extremely sharp minds and look for the truth in everything. People born during this phase desperately need to have answers for everything, even if these answers may displease them. These are people who love learning for learning’s sake and could do very well in politics should they choose to direct their energies that way. They are extroverts with a very strong sense of identity.
The Full Moon rises at sunset and sets at the sunrise. People that are born under the phase of the Full Moon are idealists. As this is the halfway point of the moon’s cycle, those born under its power are able to see both sides of an argument and are keenly aware of not only their needs, but also the needs of others. They may have difficulty choosing between conforming while still retaining their uniqueness and personal freedom. These people may spend much time searching for philosophies and religions that they can relate to.
WANING GIBBOUS OR DISSEMINATING MOON
The Waning Gibbous or Disseminating Moon rises mid-evening and sets mid-morning. People born under this phase are brilliant communicators. They are the teachers of this world and have a message to share. They could make good publicists and reporters as they are very social creatures and love conversing with others while spreading the good news. If there is any injustice going on, you can leave it to these people to not only report on it, but to try and take care of it.
THE LAST QUARTER OR WANING HALF MOON
This moon rises at midnight and sets at noon. People born under the Last Quarter Moon find it difficult to relate to what is happening in the present. They almost seem to be living in a world of their own, but are actually just going through a deep process of re-orientating themselves internally. These people need their own space and strongly dislike any sort of pressure to conform to any norms. While they believe in revolutions of a sort, they are also traditional in their own way.
THE BALSAMIC OR WANING HALF CRESCENT MOON
The Balsamic Moon rises before dawn and sets mid-afternoon. This is the last phase of the moon’s cycle. People born under this phase of the moon are finishing an 8 phase cycle of lifetimes and are likely to have many very intense but short-term relationships with people, including people from other past lifetimes. Karmic ties need to be resolved with these people before moving onto the next cycle. People born under this sign usually have marked psychic abilities and are visionaries well ahead of their peers. Spiritual and intellectual activity is preferred over physical activity for those born under this phase. The Dark Moon is associated with Goddesses like Hecate, Kali and Lilith.
source: The Significance of Moon Phases at Birth