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 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 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.
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 use a contraceptive in a dream means throwing one’s money into the drain, wasting one’s wealth, depriving one’s children from their legitimate inheritance. Using a contracep- tive in a dream also signifies impeachment from office or losing the election or divorcing one’s wife or changing one’s trade.
To dream of the month of May signifies prosperity and times of pleasure. The dream may also be a metaphor for "may I?" Perhaps you are seeking permission for something.
Dreaming of the month of May, denotes prosperous times, and pleasure for the young. Dreaming that nature appears freakish, denotes sudden sorrow and disappointment clouding pleasure.
To dream of Mother's Day represent an event or special time in your life where you are being careful about the future. Being more responsible than you usually are. Your choices are very focused on staying out of trouble before it begins. Being focused on prevention.
Alternatively, Mother's Day may reflect how lucky you feel or a lot of coincidences you are experiencing at once. You may be feeling very fortunate to have made a good decision ahead of time.
The reason for this symbolism is because mothers in dreams represent the intuition, or long term instincts.
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.
A fledgling crow in a dream represents poverty, need, separation from one’s parents and segregation from one’s relatives or clan. If one is experiencing such adverse conditions in wakefulness, then seeing a fledgling crow in a dream means satisfaction of one’s needs and reunion with his family. When the egg hatches and the baby crow comes out of it, the parents shy away from their fledgling and remain distant from the nest. Then God Almighty will provide the nestling crow with various types of flies to eat from. Once the baby crow’s feathers grow, the parents will return to their nest and care for their baby until it commences to fly.
To see type in a dream, portends unpleasant transactions with friends. For a woman to clean type, foretells she will make fortunate speculations which will bring love and fortune.
Dreaming of May bugs, denotes an ill-tempered companion where a congenial one was expected.
Dreaming of a baby carriage, denotes that you will have a congenial friend who will devise many pleasurable surprises for you.