A recent study conducted by the University of Oxford suggests the amount of sunlight exposed to an expecting mother can alter the health of the unborn child.
Babies born in the fall are said to live the longest, while those in the spring are not! “It seems absurd that the month you are born or conceived can affect your future life chances,” chairman of circadian neuroscience at the Oxford University Russell Foster told The Daily Mail. “But how long you live and how likely you are to develop a range of diseases, including devastating conditions such as schizophrenia, all appear to be associated with the month of birth.”
Those born in November are said to live the longest and healthiest lifestyles. It is also believed that the vitamin D plays a significant role in the baby’s health and well-being.
Foster also added, “The nice thing is you have a natural control for these results, by looking in the southern hemisphere, where you often see the seasonal patterns shifted by six months.”