The start of October means a few things: Fall is officially underway, and holiday preparations are beginning. In other words, it is a great month for a birthday! If you have got a little pumpkin on the way, you will want to brush up on these October birthday facts…

Your October baby will be a Libra or Scorpio.

If your baby’s birthday falls at the beginning of the month, they are a balanced, social and fair-minded Libra. After October 22nd your little one falls under the passionate and powerful Scorpio sign.

October babies have two birthstones.

October babies get double the gems! Tourmaline and opal are their shimmering stones. Both are versatile and a little off the beaten path.

October babies also have two birth flowers.

Marigolds, also known as Calendula, are the birth flower of October. You will often find this yellow-hued flower used in healing lotions. And, October babies have a second flower: perky Cosmos!

October babies have athletic potential.

Babies born during the fall are often stronger and more athletic than summer-born bubs. The athletic edge is likely due to being older and bigger than the other kids in their class, as well as getting started in sports earlier.  

Your October baby may live to be 100!

Babies born from September to November are more likely to make it to the big 1-0-0 than those born in other months. Could this be because they are getting nutrient-dense, immune-enhancing milk during their first winter? We do not know for sure!  

Your October baby is in good company.

Your October baby has got star power on their side. Bruno Mars, Matt Damon, Lena Headey, Gwen Stefani, Kim Kardashian, Drake, and Brie Larson all celebrate October birthdays!

Was your October baby born early or late?

View more posts tagged, birthday

Have questions about a Happiest Baby product? Our consultants would be happy to help! Submit your questions here.

Disclaimer: The information on our site is NOT medical advice for any specific person or condition. It is only meant as general information. If you have any medical questions and concerns about your child or yourself, please contact your health provider. Breastmilk is the best source of nutrition for babies. It is important that, in preparation for and during breastfeeding, mothers eat a healthy, balanced diet. Combined breast- and bottle-feeding in the first weeks of life may reduce the supply of a mother's breastmilk and reversing the decision not to breastfeed is difficult. If you do decide to use infant formula, you should follow instructions carefully.