February is a special month for many reasons, including the arrival of new little bundles of joy. Babies born in February have a unique set of characteristics and traits that make them truly special. In this blog post, we will explore some fun facts about babies born in February and why they are so special.
1. Shrinking Violet Birth Flower
The February birth flower is the shrinking violet, symbolizing modesty, virtue, and faithfulness. This delicate flower is the perfect representation of the gentle and humble nature of those born in February.
2. Amethyst Birthstone
The birthstone for February is Amethyst, a beautiful and versatile gemstone that has been treasured for thousands of years. Known for its stunning purple hue, Amethyst is believed to promote calmness, tranquility, and is also said to have healing properties and to provide protection against negative energies.
3. Aquarius or Pisces horoscope.
If the birth date is prior to February 19th, the baby is an Aquarius, characterized by traits such as intelligence, independence, and a quirky personality. Babies born on or after February 19th fall under the Pisces sign, represented by the fish symbol. Pisces are known for their kindness, compassion, and laid-back demeanor.
4. Destined for greatness!
A study suggests that babies born in winter may have the potential for greatness. These babies have been found to be longer at birth and taller by the age of seven, and they also scored higher on standardized tests.
5. Likelihood of being left-handed
Research has shown that babies born in February have a higher chance of being left-handed than those born in other months. This is believed to be due to their mother's exposure to the flu virus during pregnancy, which has been linked to an increased likelihood of left-handedness.
6. Rarest Birthdays
February having the least number of days in a month is also the least common birth month. An average of 316,891 babies are born in February annually. If you’re a leap year baby, you’re extra special with the odds of being born on February 29th at less than 1%.
7. Famous Shared Birthdays
February babies share their birthday month with a number of historic and famous figures including Rosa Parks and Abraham Lincoln! See a list below with some other February Birthdays:
- February 4, 1913 - Rosa Parks
- February 7, 1966 - Chris Rock
- February 8, 1931 - James Dean
- February 11, 1969 - Jennifer Aniston
- February 12, 1809 - Abraham Lincoln
- February 17, 1963 - Michael Jordan
- February 20, 1988 - Rihanna
- February 23, 1983 - Emily Blunt
- February 24, 1955 - Steve Jobs
- February 26, 1930 - Johnny Cash
Babies born in February have a unique set of traits and characteristics that make them truly special. From their creativity and imagination to their social skills and intelligence, February babies are a joy to be around. As a parent, it's important to nurture these traits and provide your little one with plenty of opportunities for growth and development. Whether you're a first-time parent or an experienced parent, your February baby is sure to bring a lot of joy and excitement into your life.