For babies born in March, there is much to celebrate! Along with the start of spring season, these babies are known for being bright ones that look on the positive side of things — pretty fitting since their birth month consists of blooming flowers and nicer weather!
It’s also believed that March babies have good timing. Since the last trimester of pregnancy, the “nesting phase,” takes place during the winter months, there is not a whole lot to do during these shorter and colder days. So of course, a spring birthday is great timing as the weather becomes nicer and we enter Daylight savings.
Maybe it’s luck, but apart from that, studies have found correlations between babies born in March and health, mental wellness, possible future occupations and even height. To dive a little deeper, we have listed out some of the most interesting March birthday facts that include March zodiac signs and much more!
There are two signs that rule over March babies: Someone born in March is Pisces if they're born between March 1 and 20, and Aries from March 21 through the end of the month. Pisces are said to be "smart, creative and deeply intuitive," while Aries are said to have "passionate and independent."
As its name suggests, Aquamarine is the color of the sea. Because of their association with crystal-clear water, they symbolize purity of spirit and soul, according to the Gemological Institute of America (GIA). Bloodstones are almost the opposite: They're dark green stones with flecks of red iron oxide (the "blood"). These are said to bring health and strength to the wearer, the GIA notes.
In addition to big holidays like St. Patrick's Day and (sometimes) Easter, March is the month for these observances: Women's History Month (all month), Celebrate Your Name Week (first full week), National Grammar Day (March 4), Read Aloud Day (March 9), Pi Day (March 14, as in 3.14) and Make Up Your Own Holiday Day (March 26). You know, just in case you want to keep the party going all month.
If you're a March baby, you're in good company. There are tons of famous folks who blow out their birthday candles in the third month of the year, including Justin Bieber (March 1), Dr. Seuss (March 2), BTS's Suga (March 9, pictured), Albert Einstein (March 14), Mr. Rogers (March 20), Harry Houdini (March 24), and Mariah Carey (March 27). Fame could certainly be in any March child's future.
According to research from the U.K.'s Office of National Statistics, kids born in March are statistically more likely to grow up to become pilots. You can start racking up those frequent-flyer miles now.
Appropriate for someone with a spring birthday, people born in march have sunny temperaments. They score highly on what's called the hyperthymia scale, which means they possess a general optimism that helps them look past the bad. Unfortunately, that also leaves them vulnerable to depression if things don't actually work out.
Look forward to some healthy years! Columbia University did a study that figured out certain birth months coincided with an increase in risks for certain diseases. The study concluded that not only are March babies not at an increased risk of respiratory, reproductive, cardiovascular or neurological illnesses, they were associated with decreased disease risk. Enjoy this news in good health, March babies!
Researchers have found that kids born in March and April are more likely to become CEOs — in fact, one study of 375 companies found that 12.5% of CEOs were born in March. (June and July had the least— sorry, summer babes.) Being older than their classmates may be one of the reasons spring babies tend to do so well, The Wall Street Journal reports.
Despite overall good health, babies born in March, May or July were least likely to live to see their 100th birthdays, a study out of the University of Chicago says. Autumn babies are the ones associated with the longest lifespans.
A study out of Austria found babies born at the end of March tend to be taller than others — April babies were the tallest yet. Researchers believe it has to do with the amount of light-dependent melatonin women are exposed to during pregnancy.
If you do party for all those March holidays, expect to be up into the wee hours: According to one sleep study, kids born in spring and summer stay up later than winter babies.