To see an umbilical cord in your dream represents your lack of individuality. You may be expressing some anxiety about being on your own and supporting yourself. Alternatively, an umbilical cord symbolizes your maternal ties. Perhaps you are too emotionally bonded to your mother.
To dream that you are cutting an umbilical cord indicates that you need to be self-sufficient and stand on your own two feet. It is time to pull yourself back up and get back into the swing of things.
To dream about an umbilical cord represents our ties to a relationship, problem, or situation. You may feel that you have to be with someone or that someone doesn't want to let go of you. You may have anxiety about being on your own and supporting yourself.
Alternatively, an umbilical cord may symbolize maternal ties. You may be too emotionally bonded with your mother.
Negatively, an umbilical cord may reflect feelings about being stuck with a problem. Feeling stuck or associated to someone else's negative behavior.
To dream of a umbilical cord that nobody will cut for you may reflect a problem situation that you feel you have to deal with all on your own.
Example: A woman dreamed of having a baby and noticing her husband being unwilling to help her cut the cord. In waking life she began chastising her teenage son for his disrespectful behavior and felt that her husband was embarrassing her by not being supportive of her. The uncut cord represented how she felt stuck dealing with her son on her own.
To see cords in your dream symbolize a lack in independence in a situation or relationship. You are feeling restricted or tied down. If the cord is being cut, then it indicates that you are breaking those relationships that have held you back.
To see an extension cord in your dream suggests that you need to associate yourself with energetic people. Acknowledge those aspect of yourself which has been dormant.
To dream of an extension cord represents efforts to make sure something works in a situation where it won't work on it's own. Extra steps to ensure that something has to happen or has to work. Power, resources, or effort given a situation where progress is impossible on it's own.
Negatively, a extension cord may reflect coercion, bribery, or going behind someone's back.
To see a vacuum in your dream refers to feelings of emptiness. You may be experiencing a void in your life. Alternatively, the dream indicates that you need to clean up your act and your attitude. It is time to rid yourself of your outdated ideas and negative habits.
To dream that you are vacuuming signifies a loss of control. You feel that you are being sucked up by some problem. Alternatively, the dream represents your desires to keep up appearances. Things may look fine on the surface, but some problem still persists underneath.
To dream of a scientific vacuum or "vacuum in space" represents feelings a situation staying the same indefinitely. Emotional emptiness that purposely disallows anything else to happen in a situation at all.
A vacuum may reflect powerful jealousy, guilt, bitterness, or anger that is obsessed with sterilizing all progress some area of your life. Unhappiness that wants nobody else happy either. Feelings about stasis you can't do anything about.
Alternatively, a scientific vacuum may reflect feelings about a vacated area of your life causing powerful influences.
To dream of a vacuum cleaner represents your preoccupation or motivation to finally deal with problems. Noticing things going away. Being proactive or solution oriented. Cleaning up your act or attitude. A focus on finality or getting something cleared up. Noticing negativity or problems having to go away. Ridding yourself of outdated ideas and bad habits. Tidying up your life.
To dream of a broken vacuum cleaner represents your lost motivation or ability to tidy up some area of your life. Feeling that it's not possible to have the perfectly responsible or professional appearance that you want.
Example: A man dreamed of using a vacuum cleaner. In waking life he finally got to tackle a number of issues that he had previously been too distracted to deal with. He was very motivated to do so.
To dream of giving birth or see someone else giving birth suggests that you are giving birth to a new idea or project. It also represents a new attitude, fresh beginnings or a major event. Alternatively, the dream may be calling attention to your inner child and the potential for you to grow. If you dream that you are giving birth to twins, then it represents conflicting ideas. If you give birth to quadruplets in your dream, then it implies that you are undergoing a positive transformation which is making you feel whole again. A more direct interpretation of this dream may represent your desires/ anxieties of giving birth or the anticipation for such an event to occur.
Dreaming that you are giving birth to an unusually heavy baby signifies dependency issues. You are afraid of having others rely on you and are apprehensive about satisfying other's needs. To dream that someone else is giving birth to a very heavy baby represents some burden that this person is creating for you or others.
To dream that you are giving birth prematurely implies that you have revealed or turned in a project that was incomplete. You feel unready or unprepared about a new endeavor.
To dream that you are giving birth to a non-human creature signifies your overwhelming (and unfounded) fear in the health of your baby. You are overly concerned that your baby may have birth defects. This type of dream is common in expectant mothers in their second trimester. If you are not expecting, then it refers to your fear in the outcome of some decision or project. You are trying to overcome difficulties in your life and achieve inner development.
In particular, if you dream that you are giving birth to a monster, then it implies that your inner creative energy has yet to blossom and grow into expression. You may have some hesitation in releasing this "monster" for fear that others will judge you or that they will not accept your ideals.
To dream that the mother dies during birth represents transformation. The dream represents the ending of one thing (death) and the new beginning of another thing (birth). You may be making life changes or getting rid of your old habits and ways.
To dream that the child dies during childbirth suggests that you are having difficulties getting pregnant. It may also reflect your anxiousness about caring for a child.
To dream of giving birth represents the beginning of a new situation, relationship, or phase of your life. It may also reflect new ideas or projects. A change has occurred in the dreamer's life. People who are graduating, starting a new career, starting or ending a relationship or moving often dream of giving birth. Ask yourself what is new in your life?
Alternatively, dreaming about a birth may reflect an awakening or new era of your life. Graduating to a new level of responsibility.
Negatively, giving birth may reflect the beginning of a new problem or fear. A negative situation is coming to life. Feeling powerless to stop yourself from making a situation worse. Growing pains.
Example: A woman dreamed of having an unpleasant birth. In waking life she started to chastise her teenage son for his growing disrespectful behavior and it began to blow up in her face. The unpleasant birth reflected her feelings about herself graduating to a higher level of motherly responsibility as her son grew into an unpredictable teenager requiring more tough love.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of giving birth to baby. In waking life she fell in love with a new man after years of being divorced.
If one sees his mother giving birth to him in a dream, and should he be ill, it means the approach of his death.
For unmarried women to dream of giving of birth to children, is indicative of inevitable unchastity. For married women it indicates happy confinement.
For a married woman dreaming of giving birth to a child, great joy and a handsome legacy is foretold. For a single woman, loss of virtue and abandonment by her lover.