To see a baby in your dream signifies innocence, warmth and new beginnings. Babies symbolize something in your own inner nature that is pure, vulnerable, helpless and/or uncorrupted. If you dream that the baby is smiling at you, then it suggests that you are experiencing pure joy. You do not ask for much to make you happy. If you find a baby in your dream, then it suggests that you have acknowledged your hidden potential. If you dream that you forgot you had a baby, then it suggests that you are trying hide your own vulnerabilities; you do not want to let others know of your weaknesses. Alternatively, forgetting about a baby represents an aspect of yourself that you have abandoned or put aside due to life's changing circumstances. The dream may serve as a reminder that it is time for you to pick up that old interest, hobby, or project again. Dreaming of holding a baby is analogous to holding onto an earlier part of your life where you felt more depended on and more needed.
If you dream that you are on your way to the hospital to have a baby, then it signifies your issues of dependency and your desires to be completely cared for. Perhaps you are trying to get out of some responsibility. If you are pregnant in real life, then a more direct interpretation may simply mean that you are experiencing some anxieties of making it to the hospital when the time comes.
To dream of a crying baby symbolizes a part of yourself that is deprived of attention and needs to be nurtured. Alternatively, it represents your unfulfilled goals and a sense of lacking in your life. If you dream that a baby is neglected, then it suggests that you are not paying enough attention to yourself. You are not utilizing your full potential. Alternatively, this dream could represent your fears about your own children and your ability to protect and to provide for them.
To dream about a starving baby represents your dependence on others. You are experiencing some deficiency in your life that needs immediate attention and gratification.
To see yourself or someone as a baby in your dream refers to your desire to be cared for and nurtured. Alternatively, the dream may mean that you or someone is behaving immaturely.
To dream that a baby is walking or dancing refers to the potential and possibilities that life has in stored for you. The future looks bright. The dream may also be a metaphor that you need to take baby steps in your relationship, toward your goal, in a work project or whatever undertaking. If you have a baby in real life, then the dream is a reflection of your hopes for that baby.
To dream of an extremely small baby symbolizes your helplessness and your fears of letting others become aware of your vulnerabilities and incompetence. You may be afraid to ask for help and as a result tend to take matters into your own hands.
To see a dead baby in your dream symbolizes the ending of something that was once a part of you. If you dream that you are trying to snort up a dead baby, then it means that you are refusing to move onto a new stage of life. You are holding onto a dead past.
To dream that you are dipping a baby in and out of water signifies regression. You are regressing to a time where you had no worries and responsibilities. Alternatively, such a scenario is reminisce of when the baby is in the fetus and in its comfort zone. In fact, some expectant mothers even give birth in a pool, because the environment in the water mimics the environment in the uterus. It is less traumatic for the baby as it emerges into the world. So perhaps, the dream represents your search for your own comfort zone.
Dreaming of rescuing a drowning baby means that you are allowing yourself to be vulnerable and accepting help from others.
If you dream of having or adopting a baby of a different race, then it means that you are acknowledging and/or embracing other's physical differences. Everyone started out as a baby who is pure and innocent.
Seeing an evil baby or a demon baby in your dream implies that you are apprehensive or afraid of a new project that you are undertaking. You may be taking on more than you can handle.
To see a baby in your dream represents new beginnings, new ways of thinking, new ideas, or new life developments. A baby may also symbolize a new project or new potential. Discovering new abilities. Negatively, a baby in a dream may reflect new responsibilities or new problems that require constant care. Babies may also reflect people in your life that you feel the need to look after closely such as the elderly.
To dream of a baby boy may represent masculine qualities to an experience or problem such as insensitivity, assertiveness, or social dominance.
To dream of a baby girl may represent feminine qualities to an experience or problems such as sensitivity, sympathy, social subordination.
To dream of a crying baby represents a problem or sensitive situation in waking life that needs attention. A part of you that is deprived.
To dream of a baby drowning represents a sensitive new situation in your life being totally overwhelmed by uncertainty or negative emotions. Failure caused by too much uncertainty or problems with something that was just starting in your life. Negatively, it may reflect problems you are being very careful about being being made impossible to take care of due to excessive uncertainty, problems, or fear.
To dream of dropping a baby represents feelings of anxiety about being irresponsible with some new situation or problem requiring your care. Dreams of dropping babies are common for new born mothers, more due to their fear of being an irresponsible mother than due to actually dropping their babies.
To dream of forgetting your baby represents feelings about something in your life that you have started, but then abandoned. Setting aside something that you love or have worked hard for. Postponing something special. On a positive note forgetting a baby in a dream may be a sign that there is still time to correct something that you have put off.
To dream of a neglected baby may represent feelings about neglecting a future project or responsibility. It may also reflecting a sensitive problem you are not attending to enough.
To dream of a premature baby represents new situations or new problems in your life that are happening faster than you want them to. Having to do something sooner than you planned.
To see a dead baby represents a new development ending, or being overcome by negativity. Something that began, or was in the works was stopped. Positively, a dead baby may reflect feelings of being spared a responsibility or lengthy problem.
To dream of a baby with no legs symbolizes a new development that is stagnant. A new situation with no traction or momentum.
To dream of a deformed baby represents a new responsibility or nagging problem that hasn't turned out as you expected it to. If you are actually expecting a baby it may reflect a fear of something being wrong with the baby.
To dream being frustrated or stressed out while looking after a baby represents your frustrations and difficulties with problem or responsibility.
To dream of a baby that is not of your race represents a new development , new situation, or new responsibility that is influenced by the symbolism of that race. For example, a white person dreaming of a black baby symbolizes a new situation in your life where you hoping or thinking feeling good is a priority. Black people dreaming of white babies symbolizes new situations or responsibilities where you feel that you have an advantage. It may also represent new problems that are too secure for you to do anything about.
Refer to the [[themes section for race]] for a more in-depth look at the symbolism of skin color and culture.
Pregnant women tend to dream of their unborn babies sex as male more often than female. This probably reflects their feelings about how insensitive or tough the reality of having a baby is. It may also reflect the control the mother asserting herself as a parent due to the child.
Young women and girls may dream of having babies to reflect their fear of getting pregnant or their desire to get pregnant.
Example: A woman dreamed of losing her baby. In waking life she had postponed college for her marriage.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of holding a new baby. In waking life she was beginning a new love affair while cheating on her husband.
Example 3: A older woman dreamed of having to take care of a baby. In waking life her aging husband was very ill.
Example 4: A woman dreamed of accidentally leaving her baby behind in a store. In waking life he was an author who felt that she had neglected a book she was writing for too long.
If you are nursing a baby in a dream, it denotes sorrow and misfortune. If you see in a dream a baby that is sick, it means that somebody among your relatives will die.
Dreaming of crying babies, is indicative of ill health and disappointments. A bright, clean baby, denotes love requited, and many warm friends. Walking alone, it is a sure sign of independence and a total ignoring of smaller spirits. If a woman dream she is nursing a baby, she will be deceived by the one she trusts most. It is a bad sign Dreaming that you take your baby if sick with fever. You will have many sorrows of mind.
When you dream of a baby, it represents purity, chastity and sincerity. Babies usualy represents the warmth and good intentions you might have. Dreaming of a baby could also represent the side of you which is weak, fragile and vulnerable. If you dreamed of having a baby, but forgot it as a fact it symbolizes your fear of being recognized as fragile person. You don not want others to know that you are not a strong person, because this is not something you are proud of. If you see yourself on the way of having a baby it means that you wish someone would take care of you as long as it is possible, you like to be dependant on someone. You do not want to take responsibility of anyone neither yourself, neither the others. If in reality you are already expecting the baby, then this dream indicates your fear and worries of going to labour. If you dream of a baby which is crying, it shows that you are seeking for attention and understanding and support from the others. There is something missing in your life and you do not feel completed as a person. If you see the baby that is hungry it shows that you are lacking of taking responibility for yourself. If you dream of very unusually small baby, it represents your apprehension and misgiving of others knowing what you really are. If you dream of a baby that is dead, it shows that part of you will never be the same as it used to be before. If you dream of putting the baby in and out of the water it shows the reversion you will get in.
To see baby clothes in your dream suggests that you are expressing yourself in a more subtle way. Alternatively, baby clothes represent your former ways of thinking or old habits which you have outgrown.
To dream of baby clothes may reflect the personality and how it behaves when involved with a new or developing area of your life. How you choose to project yourself when discussing new achievements.
Negatively, baby clothes may reflect the personality involving sensitive problems that require a lot of attention. How you project yourself to others with sensitive issues you need to take care of.
Alternatively, baby clothes represent former ways of thinking or old habits which you have outgrown. A sign that you have matured or moved past an issue.
The color and style of the baby clothes reflect how your intentions or feelings apply to this situation.
Refer to the themes section for [[colors]] and [[clothing]] for more insight.
When you dream of baby clothes it means that you are showing yourself in more gracefull and sophisticated way. You must be delicate and refined in various positions. Dreaming of baby clothes shows your past understanding of different things.
To see your mother in your dream represents the nurturing aspect of your own character. Mothers offer shelter, comfort, life, guidance and protection. Some people may have problems freeing themselves from their mothers and are thus seeking their own individuality and development.
To dream that you are having sex with your mother implies that you are becoming like your mother. No matter how hard you try to deny it, you feel her influence. The dream may also be a graphic way of how you need to incorporate some of her qualities within your own self.
To dream that you are having a conversation with your mother denotes a matter that has preoccupied your mind and you are not sure how to deal with it in your waking life. It indicates unresolved problems that need to be worked out with your mother.
To hear your mother call you in your dream suggests that you have been negligent in your duties and responsibilities. You are pursuing down the wrong path.
To dream that you are being told that your mother is dead means that you are feeling neglected. You feel that your mother or some motherly figure in your waking life is not being responsive to your needs. She is not showing enough compassion or other emotions.
If you are not a mother in your waking life, but dream that you are a mother, then the dream is a metaphor that you need to show more of your nurturing and caring nature. You need to be more compassionate. Perhaps you are coming across as too indifferent.
Dreaming about your friend's mother symbolizes your idealistic notions of what a mother should be. More directly, your friend's mother may be a motherly figure for you. Perhaps she offered you advice or comfort in your time of need.
To dream of your mother represents your intuition or your internal guidance. She reflects your ability to make decisions that will effect you in the future or how well you make choices based on gut instincts. She also reflects how lucky you feel about coincidences or good foresight.
Anything your mother says in a dream sheds light on what your sense of intuition is guiding you towards in life, or how you feel about your future.
If your mother is deceased in real life the symbolism for her appearing in your dream most likely still remains as intuition. Dead relatives in dreams often have the same symbolic value whether the person is alive or dead. If your mother is recently deceased or you have been spending a lot of time remembering her than the her appearance in your dream may be reflecting how much you miss her.
If your mother gives you advice in a dream, it may reflect your sense of intuition that is feeling that a certain choice is best for the future.
If your mother is very angry in a dream, it represents your negative feelings about disappointments or bad luck. In this case you feel like you can't catch a break, or bad luck seems to just keep coming towards you as your choices never seem to help you. You may regret a choice you bad.
If you frustrated with your mother in a dream for making bad choices it may represent frustration or jealousy of all your own choices not being good ones. Lying to yourself or avoiding dealing with a problem. Pregnant women may dream of being frustrated with their mothers if they are gaining significant amounts of weight and not choosing appropriate clothing.
If your mother is evil looking in a dream it represents your sense of intuition being negative and making negative choices. Bad intentions for the future. It may also reflect feelings that nothing you choose ever works out or that you are consumed by fear or bad luck.
If you mother is happy in a dream it represents a positive outlook on the future or feeling luckier. You may feel like you avoided something bad or used really good foresight.
If you mother is pregnant in a dream it represents your choices for the future or luck that is working towards something. A new experience, new idea, or a new way of living is about emerge in your life.
To dream of murdering your mother represents feelings about hurting your future or terminating opportunities. "Killing off" your good luck or making a drastic reversal of past decisions. Killing your mother may also reflect feelings about choice or plans you regret and now you feel you have to put an end to it.
If your mother dies in a dream it represents feelings of having lost your sense of intuition or consistently making bad choices. Feeling that you have poor foresight. You are unable to solve a problem, get away from negative life situations, and problems you have stay unresolved. If she dies it's very likely you have powerful fears, or moral dilemmas that you need to overcome. You may feel a permanent sense of bad luck or that you can't stop yourself from making a bad decision with something very important.
To dream of your mother driving you in your car represents waking life situations where your heightened need to plan ahead in dominant. Intuition or long term planning that feels more important to you in current situation (e.g. pregnancy).
Example: A woman dreamed of her mother telling her she was too fat. In waking life she felt that she had gained too much weight. Her mother telling her that she gained too much weight reflected her intuition feeling that she needed to be more careful about eating and exercise as she moved forward.
Example 2: A young girl has recurring nightmares about her mother dying. In waking life she felt unable to decide what college was best and that making a choice right now might screw her life up good.
Example 3: A man dreamed of being comforted by his mother. In waking life he had a bad drug experience and told himself that quitting drugs would be a good idea. The man's mother reflected his intuitive wish to lookout for himself in the future by making a good choice to stop drugs.
Example 4: A woman dreamed of seeing her sister dragging the corpse of their mother around the inside of a house. In waking life she was experiencing her sister having a very hard time in life overcoming her addiction to drugs.
People with asthma often dream of themselves being victims depending on a mother figure. This symbolism may reflect their dislike of themselves being dependent on their inhalers or always having to be careful about their reactive sensitivities.
Pregnant women often dream of their mothers. This is most likely a reflection of their heightened need to intuitively plan ahead for the baby when it's born.
Seeing one’s mother in a dream has a deeper and a stronger meaning than seeing one’s father. All the same in one’s dream, seeing her means attaining one’s goal. Man’s dreams are most pleasing when he sees his parents, grand parents or a relative. If one is going through difficulties and sees his mother in a dream, it means that help will come his way from sources he does not anticipate. If in real life he is awaiting someone’s return from a journey, that person could arrive shortly. If one is sick, it means that he will be cured from his illness. If one sees his mother giving birth to him, should he be ill in real life, then it means the approach of his death, for a deceased is wrapped in a shroud, while a new born is wrapped with a receiving cloth. If the person in question is poor, then seeing his mother in a dream means that his financial conditions will change for the better. If he is rich, it means restrictions of his earnings, for a child is dependent on others, and his movements are restricted.
If you dream that you see your mother and converse with her, it indicates that you will have prosperity in life. To dream that you have lost your mother indicates her sickness.
To see your mother in dreams as she appears in the home, signifies pleasing results from any enterprise. To hold her in conversation, you will soon have good news from interests you are anxious over. For a woman dreaming of mother, signifies pleasant duties and connubial bliss. To see one’s mother emaciated or dead, foretells sadness caused by death or dishonor. To hear your mother call you, denotes that you are derelict in your duties, and that you are pursuing the wrong course in business. To hear her cry as if in pain, omens her illness, or some affliction is menacing you.
Two stands for balance, diversity, partnership, marriage cooperation, soul, or receptivity. It can also symbolize double weakness or double strength. The world is seen as being made up of dualities and opposites, as in the male and female, mother and father, light and dark, heaven and hell, yin and yang, etc.
Twenty-Two denotes your mental capacity and knowledge. It also indicates that you need to be more goal-oriented and practical.
The number thirty-two implies that you are emotionally numb.
Forty-two relates to the attraction of opposites.
To see a baby bottle in your dream represents your issues of dependency. You are relying too much on others. If you are drinking from a baby bottle, then the dream means that you need are emotionally immature. You need to grow up.
To dream of a baby bottle represents thoughts or emotions that are supportive or nurturing of a new development in your life.
To dream of drinking from a baby bottle represents an aspect of your personality or some waking life situation that is nurturing
you as you develop or mature in some manner.
To see a baby carriage in your dream symbolizes your desire for a family or longing for a baby. If the baby carriage is empty, then it indicates sadness or an unfulfilled goal. Alternatively, it suggests that you need to cater to the needs of your own inner child.
To dream of a baby carriage represents a new development or situation in your life that you feel good needing to care about at all times. Responsibilities that you are "carrying around" with you all the time. Feelings about having a "big person" problem.
Negatively, a baby carriage may reflect a problem or burden you brag about having because it's a signal of power to have that kind of problem.
Example: A woman dreamed of seeing a baby carriage in a subway station. In waking life she was getting back into dating. The baby carriage reflected her wish to be noticed by others having a "big person" problem of finding a decent man.
Example 2: A man dreamed of seeing someone pushing a baby carriage. In waking life he was bragging to friend about his plans to beat someone up. The baby carriage reflected the man's wish feel good being noticed thinking the problem of need to beat up this other person was easy. The man was "carrying around" his easy problem like something only big people do.
When you dream of baby carriage it shows that you wish you had a baby. This dream could represent your lonileness. If you see the baby carriage without a baby in it, shows sorrow and melancholy or a failure of unfulfilled targets. Keep in mind, that you need to take care of your own requirements.
To see or feed baby food in your dream indicates that nurturance and care is needed in a waking situation. Alternatively, the dream may be a metaphor to indicate that you need to eat smaller portions of food.
To eat or dream that you are being fed baby food indicates that you are being forced to re-learn something that you already know.
To dream of baby food represents a waking life situation that is being made easier for you to experience. Care or nurturing behavior to make life easier. Simplification of a problem. "Baby stepping" through a problem. Making sure that someone inexperienced can get through something they don't understand. Doing all the work for someone else so it's easy.
To dream of a baby shower suggests that you are welcoming a new start. You are given a chance to start over again and do things differently this time around. You have a new found faith in life itself.
To dream of a baby shower represents feelings about being totally supported with all you need with a new beginning or new responsibility.
Alternatively, it may reflect awareness of someone else's new life being perfectly cared about. Noticing yourself "being there" for someone. It may also reflect anxiety about being noticed as helpful enough.
Negatively, a baby shower may reflect feelings about having to go out of your way to be extra supportive of someone else when you feel they don't deserve it. It may also reflect your concern that someone that you think is a loser doesn't "fuck up" a new opportunity.
When you dream of baby shower symbolizes that you are going to have a new start. This is the period of time when
To see your mother-in-law in your dream implies that there is some unresolved issue or inner turmoil that you need to work through. Your waking relationship with your mother-in-law will prevail in this interpretation.
To see your mother-in-law represents your intuition or coincidences that are compromising. Experiencing a situation that is not your first choice. Alternative outcomes or luck that is only partially achieving your true wishes. Feeling that you have to give something up to get what you want.
You may also feel that giving up your own interests or sacrificing what you want is more beneficial for the long term. Feeling lucky that your loses aren't as bad as you thought they would be. Feeling lucky to to have any kind of success at all.
Negatively, dreaming about your mother-in-law may represent disappointment or frustration. Feeling unlucky about life seeming to purposely prevent you from achieving a goal perfectly. Putting up with compromises or disappointments that are excessive.
To dream of having sex or making love to your mother-in-law represents your enjoyment of a situation that was not your first choice. It may also reflect enjoyment of alternative choices or good luck that forces you forgo your original choices. Feeling really lucky about something you didn't expect.
Example: A woman dreamed of seeing her mother-in-law. In waking life she was pregnant and began to realize that something was wrong. She eventually had a miscarriage. She ended up having 4 miscarriages before finally having a full healthy pregnancy.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of her mother-in-law. In waking life she had to make compromises with her husband as they were arguing a lot and close to considering a divorce. She had to make changes in herself and how she lived with her husband in order to save the marriage.
Dreaming of your mother-in-law, denotes there will be pleasant reconciliations for you after some serious disagreement. For a woman to dispute with her mother-in-law, she will find that quarrelsome and unfeeling people will give her annoyance.
To see a beanie baby in your dream suggests that you are able to adapt to most situations. Consider the animal or the name of the beanie baby. The dream may have an underlying message or a pun.
To dream of a beanie baby represents adaptability to most situations. It may also reflect a need to "keep up" with others. Consider the animal or the name of the beanie baby for additional symbolism.
To see or wear mother of pearl in your dream symbolizes renewal, birth and fertility. Alternatively, the dream is telling you to be more focused on your tasks or goals.
Buying a glittering glass ornament, or a house made of mother of pearls in a dream means choosing the pleasures of this world over the everlasting bliss of the hereafter, disdaining from obeying God’s commands, or it could mean becoming an apostate.
To see Mother Teresa in your dream suggests that you need to show more sympathy, compassion and kindness.
To dream of a giraffe represents arrogance, conceit, or believing that you are above others. You or someone else that is seeing themselves as being more important than others. An issue where you think higher of yourself all the time.
Example: A young woman once dreamed of a giraffe peering into a house that she an her crush were in. In real life she believed that she was the only one that was good enough to be with her crush.
To dream of a baby high chair represents feelings about needing to
be certain that people have things done for them properly. A developing aspect of your life that is being cared for whether it likes it or not. Certainty that a developing aspect of your life is both controlled and nurtured. Personally insuring help for someone who can't help themselves.
Negatively, a baby high chair may reflect feelings of being patronized or treated little by someone is doing all the work for you. Embarrassment of being unable to stop someone from treating you like you are incompetent or stupid. Believing that you need to take care of people who don't deserve it.
To dream of baby powder represents your wish to make a problem or obligation feel better to others. Not allowing anyone else to notice anything wrong with your life situation. What you say or do to help yourself not worry so much or feel as embarrassed. Not wanting others to think about your problem or obligation like it's serious or negative at all. Put on a strong face or putting a spin on your story to appear less affected.
Baby powder may be a sign that you don't feel comfortable talking about your problems or having them noticed by other people.
Example: A woman dreamed of putting baby powder on a baby. In waking life she was trying very hard to adjust to her recent break up with her boyfriend.