Babies have a way of dozing off in strange places, since growing and exploring takes so much energy.
Here, we see this little one has decided that the pumpkin needed to be cuddled. He seems to like the pumpkin. I'm not sure it's the best object to cuddle or sleep with, though. Maybe he is trying to keep it warm.
As pumpkins are associated with autumn and the harvest season in general, they will be seasonally relevant until Thanksgiving.
The original sketch: