There are two types of people on this earth: people who love autumn, and people who are wrong. It's the season of pumpkin spice, pumpkin picking, Halloween, and back to school. Its leaves crunching underfoot and the undeniable joy that is covering oneself in many layers of cozy knit fabrics. But, as it turns out, it's also a really popular time to be born. I guess all those long nights of Winter really get heated, and some of the fascinating facts about autumn babies include the tidbit that there are more babies born in September than any other time of year. Hey, December is cold. You've got to warm up somehow, right?
When a baby is conceived or born is mostly a roll of the dice, but science is showing it may have some extrinsic influence on the life of a child. Researchers are studying what it is about the time of year that may impact a baby's or child's life. Things like the level of vitamin D exposure in infancy may lead scientists to more accurately predict specific health issues, attribute them to the month or season of a child's birth, and use it as a predictor for future well-being. It's intriguing research, and we'll undoubtedly be hearing much more about it in the coming years as it progresses, and more data is analyzed. But in the meantime, whether they're absolutely true or not, here are some really fascinating facts about autumn babies.