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Dream about Having A Baby – Various Meanings & Illustrations

Dream about Having A Baby – Various Meanings & IllustrationsUpdated on September 28, 2021 | Published on April 30, 2021
Reviewed by Dr. Johanna Lamm, PsyD, Licensed Psychologist

Dreams about Having a Baby - 40 Scenarios & their Meanings

Did you sweat out and found yourself in utter shock of what you have been dreaming for such a long time? Were you wondering whether it’s true or just a fantasy that you have been relishing? Do not freak out because it’s rather common to dream about having a baby, even if you are not pregnant in real life.

Such eerie imaginations may wake you up and put you in confusion and dilemma. These dream themes are closely related with pregnancy dreams and symbolizes a positive cue of something exciting coming your way in waking life. You are most likely to embark upon a new and beautiful journey of abundance and success.

As already mentioned, the dream interpretation depends on real-life circumstances; it’s important to look into the hidden and symbolic meanings of such figments of imagination.

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Dreams about Having a Baby - 40 Scenarios & their Meanings
Dreams about Having a Baby – 40 Scenarios & their Meanings

What does it mean to dream about a baby?

SUMMARY
The dreams about having a baby mean innocence and purity. It also suggests new beginnings, fresh opportunities, personal growth and development, reward, recognition, along good luck and fulfillment. Sometimes, these dreams also signify your fragile and innocent ‘self’.

Dreams about having a baby or giving birth can be extremely freakish and odd when you are not pregnant or never wish to be one in the future.

The dream theme can leave you confused and thoughtful beyond expectation. But truly speaking they are symbolic representations of some ongoing creative projects of your waking life.

When you dream about pregnancy and having a baby, it simply means your readiness and eagerness to start a new phase of your life. Right now, you are looking for some change and transition in your waking life.

A baby in dreams is a sign of a fresh start, a new project, a relationship that is about to bloom. It’s all about hope, excitement, anticipation, growth, and success.

The subconscious pop-ups are a reminder to take a note of your real-life circumstances. It tells you to undertake the creative and nurturing process and realize it to fruition. To see having a baby in dreams mean warmth, affection, innocence, and a pure feeling of humility and gratitude. 

The dream brings a positive message of joy and realizing your hidden potentials. According to Lauri Loewenberg, acclaimed dream analyst said that “dreams about having a baby signifies a time to start new projects, nurture it, and accomplish it in reality”. She further adds that “It’s a message from your subconscious saying this new thing is great, it’s time to focus and nurture it; it’s time to get busy.” 

The general symbolic meaning of dreams about having a baby are:

Sign of creativity

Dream analysts say that your subconscious mind considers the baby making process as a sign of creation and manifestation. Maybe, you are reminded to kick start a new project that you have long wished for. An idea or project that was there needs to be put into a reality. 

The dream symbolizes your urge to embark upon a journey of nurturance and growth. You are trying to give shape to something within you.

An idea or an awareness is birthed and made real in your waking life. The dream symbolizes goal accomplishment; designing and forming something good and great in real life.

Sign of growth and prosperity

As you are creating and nurturing new things in your waking life, the dream symbolizes some aspect of your life that is in the stage of growth and development.

You are putting in whole-hearted effort to nurture it and will soon reap good results. It could be a new business, starting a new career, new relationships that are slowly growing, widening, and evolving in reality.

Change and transition

If you are going through a significant life change, you are more likely to see such dreams. The dream of seeing a baby birth means that you have pushed yourself hard to accept and embrace the change in your waking life. 

It’s time to focus on the changes that are about to come and realize your goals. Typical real-life examples of such a transition can be like moving to a new city, switch to a new career or even getting married.

New beginnings

Dreams about having a baby represent a new beginning. You have started a new phase of your life which is exciting and joyful.

This dream suggests your happiness and future anticipation. You are supposed to handle a big project that will give you ample opportunities to grow and evolve personally and professionally. 

Things will take shape according to your wishes and desires. The new beginnings mean that you have learned to let go of past failures and disappointments and develop a fresh perspective towards life in general.

Sign of actual pregnancy

If you are pregnant in real-life, you may dream about having a baby. This happens because of increased hormonal surge in the body. You are in a joyful journey of growing as a family and loving it immensely.

The dream symbolizes happiness, elation, and ecstasy related to your real-life pregnant state. A baby in dreams while being pregnant is a sign of hope and jubilation. Your actual pregnancy is giving you enough happiness and this is getting manifested in dreams.

Fear and apprehensions

Sometimes dreams about having a baby symbolizes your inherent fears and insecurities. Maybe you are not willing to shoulder the responsibilities or not eager to start a family life yet. You fear that the changes can bring new troubles beyond recovery and healing. 

The real-life fears related to pregnancy and childbirth can show up in dreams. The dreams are symbolic of anxiety and overwhelming emotions that are difficult to handle in waking life. It signifies poor self-confidence and lack of emotional control as well.

To let go of old habits

When you are pregnant in a dream or giving birth to a baby, the dream symbolizes your ability to eliminate old habits of thinking and behaving. The dream reminds you to think and cat in new ways, moving towards growth and development. 

It’s time to let go of issues that were bothering you and move ahead in life with renewed vigor and confidence. Your subconscious mind hints towards embracing and accepting the unexpected good things in your life.

Sign of childishness

In certain dream themes, dreams about having a baby represent your child-like and innocent self. It symbolizes your childish attitude and behavior that can bring many problems.

The baby in dreams symbolize inner weakness, fragility, failures, and deficiencies that are hard to overcome in real life. The dream reminds you to let go of your childishness and unleash your confidence and inner strength to face and fight odds in waking life.

Lack of individuality

Dreams of having a baby can bring fear of the unknown because you feel weak and vulnerable from within. The dream symbolizes lack of individuality and inner strength to fight adversities and accept the new changes coming your way in waking life.

Perhaps, you are anxious because you are relying on others for help and support. You do not have adequate confidence to remove the hurdles and this is making you more vulnerable and feeble.


Dreams about Having a Baby – 40 Scenarios & their Meanings

Dreams about having a baby is a positive sign of exponential growth in your personal and professional endeavors.

Your subconscious mind is telling you to focus and create something new and innovative in your waking life. In this section, we will discuss the different types of dreams about having a baby and how the symbolism sets in tune with your real-world.

1. Dream I had a baby

The dream symbolizes new beginnings in waking life. Maybe you have a new career to grow in, or your love life is progressing towards marriage and having a family.

It also indicates innovative ideas and projects that you’re working on in real life. You wish to accomplish it successfully. The dream also represents fertility and abundance. 

If you are pregnant and dream of having a baby it represents your innate desire and longing for motherhood. You wish to become a mother and that’s why your subconscious pop-ups are showing a cute little one too often.

The dreams are symbolic but can feel incredibly real in the fantasy world. Usually the dream brings happiness and hope in the dreamer’s life.

2. Dreaming of having a baby boy but not pregnant

When you dream about a baby boy without being pregnant in waking life, it symbolizes your goals and spiritual growth.

It represents inspiration and guidance from some male figure in your real-life. The male figure can be your father or spiritual teacher, or spouse etc. who is always there to support you in times of need.

In-depth the dreams represent the dominant male energies that protects you, guides you, and supports you to sail through your life’s path smoothly.

3. Dreaming of having a baby girl

When you dream of giving birth to a girl, it is a good sign. If you are a female and dream about a girl, it symbolizes your own inner child and your deep longing to have a daughter in waking life.

If you are a male and dream of a baby girl, it means that life will bring positive changes in due course of time. Overall, a baby girl symbolizes purity, innocence, beauty, love, and cuteness. It reflects a part of your ‘psyche’ that is fragile and doesn’t wish to grow up. Your inner child feels helpless and vulnerable.

These dreams are highly symbolic of growth and progress in waking life.

4. Dream of giving birth to a baby boy

If you are pregnant in waking life and dream of giving birth and it turns out to be a baby boy, it means you have entered a new phase of your life; a much desired change that looks promising and ecstatic.

It represents happiness coming soon with many fresh opportunities, financial growth, and prosperity.

5. Dream about having a baby unexpectedly

This type of dream represents an unplanned pregnancy in waking life. The dream symbolizes your fear, anxiety, and unpreparedness of the multiple changes coming in near future.

Symbolically, an unexpected pregnancy test denotes lack of clarity and confidence in whatever you are doing in your waking life. You may feel confused and overwhelmed seeing such a dream theme.

You are scared to take up the new responsibilities and wish you could avoid it or escape from it in some way or the other. Anything happening untimely and unexpectedly evokes fear and insecurity. This dream symbolizes your inability to cope with unforeseen circumstances in real-life.

6. Dreams about an ex having a baby

When you dream about an ex-girlfriend or boyfriend having a baby it means you still hold a loving feeling towards them. If a man dreams that his ex-girlfriend is carrying his baby, it symbolizes his desire to start the relationship again and get her back in his life.

If a woman dreamed of such a theme, it means that she is jealous and resentful of the new relationship that her ex-boyfriend is having in his life. In both the ways, this night time fantasy is a symbol of fear and anxiety associated with new beginnings in life.

7. Dream of someone else giving birth

If you dream that someone else gave birth, it symbolizes good news coming your way. It means you will be saved from a difficult situation in your waking life. Such dreams symbolize quick success without much effort.

It shows happiness and content with real-life events. You may feel abandoned without any agonies and resentments. Your current life circumstances are going smooth and you are at peace.

8. Dreaming of giving birth to twins

Dreaming about twin babies or giving birth to two babies at the same time is a sign of progress and growth in waking life. This dream symbolizes fulfillment and success of the main plans that you have taken up. 

The dream represents big changes that you are comfortable with. You are capable and confident to handle the situation well. Seeing twins in dreams is a good sign. It represents fertility, growth, abundance, and prosperity in various aspects of your life.

9. Dream of giving birth without pain

When you dream of having a baby without labor pains, it represents an easy going and smooth life. Your goals are getting realized without much effort put into it. You can achieve things without even moving your fingers. 

Such dreams are a good omen that represents less life struggles and odds. Symbolically, the dream suggests your ability and determination to make things happen.

There are no hurdles that can block your path or hold you back in realizing your aims. You are quite confident to successfully complete your tasks.

10. Dream of having a new born baby

Moms to-be usually gets such a dream too often. For them a newborn baby symbolizes their yearning to see their child in reality. It symbolizes care and concern for their baby. But, if you are not pregnant and dream about a newborn baby, it symbolizes new beginnings. 

Maybe there is something new happening in your workplace or love life that is giving you immense pleasure and satisfaction. The dream represents fertility, abundance, and professional endeavors.

11. Dream of having a baby on the way to the hospital

If you see that you are having a baby on the way to the hospital, it simply means that you are trying to avoid some responsibility for your waking life. Contrary to this, if you are pregnant and get to see such weird dreams, it means you are anxious and worried about childbirth. 

In certain dream themes, this dream symbolizes your dependence on others. You are not independent and confident to handle things on your own. You need to be cared and nurtured and rely on others for help and support.

12. Dream of having a smiling baby in your arms

If you are dreaming of holding a baby who is smiling at you and seems joyful, it is a good sign of progress and prosperity. The dream symbolizes joyfulness about certain happenings of your waking life. 

Maybe you are into a happy relationship or satisfied with a stable and lucrative job offer etc. The dream represents success and achievement. You are successful in whatever you are doing right now.

13. Dreaming of having a crying baby

If you dream that you have a crying baby or even many babies are crying together in a nursery, it denotes many troubles in waking life.

There are many obstacles lying on your way and you are anxious of how to find a way out of it. The dream represents a part of your ‘inner self’ that is fearful and vulnerable. It needs to be protected and nurtured. 

This dream usually holds a negative meaning, a symbol of sickness, bad luck, and misfortune. The sex of the baby who is crying also means a lot in dream interpretation.

If you see that a baby boy is crying, it means determination and authority to fight odds in life. If it’s a girl who is crying, it symbolizes your sensitive and weak ‘self’.

14. Dream of having a baby of different a race or culture

A dream of this type means that you have accepted someone’s physical and individual differences in waking life. The dream denotes your ability to accept others as they are. You are non-critical by nature and avoid judging others based on physical difficulties. 

Rather you are helpful, supportive, and loving towards someone who appears different and weak. The dreams represent a positive outlook towards life in general.

15. Dreams of having a small baby

If you dream of expecting a tiny baby, it represents you’re hiding your emotions from others around you. You are not at all comfortable sharing your mental state with others. The dream symbolizes your inability to socialize with others in waking life.

You hardly share your feelings with others and do not wish to tell your problems to them. This dream symbolizes your independent and confident attitude to survive hardships on your own.

16. Dream about having a sick baby

Lauri Loewenberg noted that seeing a sick baby with fever or any other ailment is a sign that there is something in your waking life that is showing red flags and you need to focus on it. There is something that is not moving smoothly as expected. 

Such a dream symbolizes that your relationship is not healthy, or probably the project that you are working on is not going smooth these days.

It has become a cause of concern and worry for you. Your subconscious is showing up these issues more vividly to make you aware of its seriousness. It’s a wakeup call for you to see the red flags and take a required action on time.

17. Dream about finding an abandoned baby

According to Lauri Loewenberg, this dream represents that your subconscious mind is telling you to work on something that you have avoided for so long.

You need to revisit the task that is neglected and abandoned. Maybe you had put it aside for some time now; and need to pay attention to it again. Your subconscious is telling you to get back and start working on it in waking life.

18. Dream of having children who have become babies again

The dream symbolizes that you are still protecting and nurturing the grown up kids. They are not yet responsible and you are helping them in every possible way.

This common dream theme represents your inability to raise self-sufficient and confident kids. You are interfering heavily into their personal lives and trying to make them dependent on you.

19. Dreaming of a baby brought sick in the hospital

When you see a baby in the hospital ailing and suffering, it means a part of your personality that needs healing and transformation.

Certain agonies and emotional pain of your waking life are heavy on you and you are trying to let it go and feel better. Your inner child requires a healing and fixing up of past issues. You need to mend your broken ‘self’ before accomplishing your goals.

20. Dream of having a baby with full set of teeth

If you are pregnant and expecting a baby soon, it means you wish to communicate your love, affection, and care to your newborn child. Teeth in dreams symbolize connection and communication. Such a dream represents that you are developing a good communication style to make yourself clear to someone in waking life.

The dream reminds you to develop effective communication styles and think out of the box while dealing with others.

21. Dream of having a baby who is not yours’

This dream scenario means that you have a problem in waking life that you wish to escape from or ignore whole-heartedly. Loewenberg noted that such dreams usually represent deep-seated anxieties related to an issue in real-life.

If you get such dreams, you need to look into the matter more closely and find out the reason why you wish to ignore such issues. 

If you see that you are taking care of an unknown baby, it means you have taken the onus of handling someone else’s project. Maybe you are helping someone to deal with an issue, or to start a new project etc. Such a dream means that you are trying to hold yourself responsible for something that does not belong to you.

22. Dreams about being a baby

When you dream about yourself as a baby, it symbolizes your weak ‘self’. The dream suggests your inner child that needs to be loved and cared for.

It represents helplessness, agonies, and pains of real-life situations that need to be healed and resolved. You need comfort to feel better. The dream represents avoiding responsibilities and feeling vulnerable from within.

23. Dreams about a starving baby

If you see a baby starving in dreams, it means you are feeling dependent and vulnerable in waking life. You are not self-dependent and relying on someone else for help and support. A starving baby symbolizes deprivation to satisfy your basic psychological needs in waking life on your own. 

The dream represents a feeling of helplessness and lack of self-confidence; but reminding you to take charge of your life. It tells you to empower yourself; to keep aside your fears and insecurities and strive to become an independent person.

24. Dreams about bright and clean baby

This dream symbolizes a good omen for a dreamer if they are single because it means the dreamer will soon meet a special person in his/her life. They will bond well and will create long lasting relationships.

25. Dreams about nursing a baby

When you dream about nursing a baby, it means you need to be careful in waking life because there is someone out there who can cheat and deceive you badly. You have nursed a wrong person and the dream reminds you to be cautious of your next move. 

This dream represents that you have trust in the wrong person and they are trying to harm you now. This is a warning sign that you should not trust everyone in waking life because you may have to suffer deception and betrayal.

26. Dream of giving birth to a dying baby

In real life, this dream is emotionally disturbing and painful. Fortunately, dreams are symbolic and hardly match with real-life events. It has nothing to do with losing a baby in waking life.

Symbolically, such a dream also means that you have failed to achieve something, even though you tried hard to the best of your ability. Since you failed to achieve your goals, you may feel unhappy and disappointed.

Another interpretation of giving birth to a dead baby indicates the end of a certain period of your life and moving towards a new path.

The death symbolizes an end or overcoming something in waking life. It just means one door getting closed to give access to a new one, much better and lucrative that will bring good fortune in the coming days.

27. Dreams of forgetting a baby

If your dream shows that you have forgotten that you have a baby, it represents that you are trying to hide your weak ‘self’. You do not wish to confront the vulnerabilities and inner weakness.

The dream represents avoidance and escape from something that feels painful and uncomfortable. You are trying to abandon a certain aspect of yourself that no longer serves a good purpose. The dream tells you to look purposely. The dream tells you to look into ‘inner self’ and find out what you really wish to have.

28. Dreams about having a big baby

When you dream about having a big or giant baby, it denotes a life changing event. The dream symbolizes big changes coming your way in waking life and you are concerned about it. It may improve your life for something good and great.

Such a dream means satisfaction and happiness. Maybe you were waiting for the change to come over for a long time now.

29. Dreams about having an overdue baby

When you get such a dream, it represents your expectation of something that is about to happen but getting delayed due to some reason.

The dream suggests anxiety about the delay and why things are not moving according to the set plans. Symbolically, the dream means delay in fulfilling a project that you have started in waking life.

30. Dreams about a premature baby

If you dream about having a premature baby, such dreams mean new problems and hurdles coming your way. You are falling in a pit and do not know how to come out of it. Maybe you are forced to do something for which you are not prepared and thus feeling nervous and anxious. A premature baby symbolizes lack of clarity and unpreparedness.

You are forced to take up things quite early without enough preparations. The dream is symbolic of encountering waking life issues that are unexpected and bring a lot of stress and anxiety.

31. Giving birth to a deformed baby

Dream of a deformed baby while giving birth indicates your anxiety related to some new responsibility given to you in waking life. The dream reminds you that things are not moving according to the expectations.

If you are pregnant in real life and get such a dream, it is a reflection of your anxiety related to the well-being of your unborn child. You are concerned about giving birth to a baby and the agonies linked with it.

32. Dream about a painful and difficult birth

If you dream about a difficult birthing process with lots of pain, it means you have many problems in waking life. There are issues related to jobs, relationships, goals in life and you are feeling anxious about how to handle everything on your own. 

All these issues might hold you back and you are unable to accomplish your life goals. The dream symbolizes a long, painful, and tiring struggle before you achieve what you have wished for.

33. Dream about an easy birthing process

When you dream about delivering a baby easily without labor pains, it means that you have an easy-going waking life. You are happy and blissful with whatever you have.

There are no complaints and agonies in real-life and things are going smoothly, as expected. The dream symbolizes good luck, fresh opportunities, joy, new relationships etc.

34. Dream about having a baby through C-section

If you dream of giving birth through a C-section delivery, it means you will need the help and assistance of others to finish something in waking life. Maybe your aim is to start a business and seek help from your friends for guidance and support. 

The dream means you have fertile ideas to work on but do not have the ability and resources to make it happen all by yourself. You would require someone’s help to realize your aims.

35. Dream about giving birth through vaginal delivery

When you give birth through a natural process, it means you are hardworking and dedicated. You can achieve whatever you want.

The dream represents good luck and progress. You have the ability to embark on a new beginning all by yourself. The dream reminds you to have self-belief and trust your intuitions to make things happen.

36. Dream about baby clothes

A dream like this means you have improved your skills in waking life. You have changed a few things and took up a new journey.

Baby clothes symbolize new beginnings and a fresh perspective of life. The dream reminds you to stay strong and move ahead because you have chosen the right path.

37. Dream about giving birth to a non-human

Nobody would wish to see such a nightmare but if you get such a dream it represents a lot of emotional pains and agonies in real-life.

You are worried about future goals and do not know whether everything will turn out to be good or not. The dream represents your fear and anxiety of waking life situations denoting self-doubt and poor self-confidence.

It’s a warning sign that you are getting emotionally overwhelmed and just need to chill a bit and move with time.

38. Dreaming of giving birth and seeing a lot of blood around

If you are pregnant and see blood, it means your fear of losing the baby. You fear of having a miscarriage and things going out of hand.

The dream reminds you to plan well before making a fresh start in your waking life. It foretells you to think wisely and never be anxious about anything.

39. Dreams of giving birth to multiple babies

When you dream about giving birth to twins, triplets, quadruplets and many more babies in creating life, it represents new beginnings in life that are going to be lucky and fruitful. It is a positive sign of growth and prosperity. 

Such a dream symbolizes many opportunities and options in life. You will have to start off in a good time to become successful. Your ideas will soon take shape and you will fly high up in the sky with success and fulfillment.

40. Dream of giving birth to a baby with a third eye

This dream symbolizes the spiritual awakening of the dreamer. The third eye represents connecting with the higher self and renunciation of earthly desires. If you get such a dream, it simply means you are using your intuition well to decide on things happening in real-life.

The dream tells you that you are a wise being and you are aware of the difficulties and danger coming ahead in the future. You are cautious and paying attention to your circumstances.

The dream reminds you that you have the power and the glory to face odds in life without getting disturbed and overwhelmed. Moreover, seeing evil babies in a dream means your suppressed anger and unpleasant feeling.


Biblical meaning of giving birth in a dream

SUMMARY
In the Bible, a baby is a symbol of joy, peace, and harmony. It represents a new phase of life that can give you immense happiness. The cheer and adoration that a baby represents can make your life a fulfilling one.

The Bible represented this dream theme by saying that the birth of the Lord, Jesus is a symbol of hope, joy, and new beginning. A baby symbolizes purity, innocence, and fresh perspectives to fight adversities in life. It is a sign of optimism of the dreamer. 

To dream of babies symbolize that you are going to get the best gift of your life from the Lord. You are given the responsibility to nurture a new life on Earth. It is up to you whether you consider it to be a boon or curse. The baby denotes your test of sincere endeavors and patience. 

When you see raising a baby, it means you are putting efforts to accomplish the assigned task. The Bible mentions that baby dreams are a ray of hope for you to start afresh. The biblical interpretations say that you have the power to change and move towards growth. 

The dreams hold a positive meaning and tell you to move on without leaning on obstacles. You have the power and glory to fight all evil things in life.

Sometimes the Bible considers the dreamer as a pure and incorrupt soul. You are honest and trustworthy and your innocence remains your greatest strength. The dream tells you to be kind, humble, and grateful always. You are untainted and thus child-like in nature.

In dreams, a child is sinless and is a blessing for the family where he/she is born. They symbolize innocent thoughts and emotions of the dreamer.


Spiritual meaning of dreams about having a baby

SUMMARY
Spiritually, baby dreams are a ray of hope in times of adversities. It reminds you of your inner strength and ability to move above hurdles in life. Babies are seen as someone lucky and a time that is going to be good and great.

Spiritually, babies represent self-growth and the dream theme reminds you to keep aside your old habits and patterns of behavior.

You are to embark on a new journey by removing your fears and insecurities in waking life. The baby symbolizes your innate power to transform and grow slowly and steadily towards goal accomplishment.

A birth represents purity and reminds you to listen to your instincts and intuitions. You are to experience and embrace life as it is. A gut feeling inside you is telling to follow the path of righteous and pure living.

You are not to get corrupt and involve in malicious activities that can hurt your soul. As you are born well, you should strive to remain pure and blissful always.

Baby dream signifies pure living of the dreamer with gratitude and humility. It is often said that a mother is born only when a baby is born. This means that with the arrival of a baby in waking life, you will change and transform physically, emotionally as well as spiritually. 

If you are alternately dreaming about pregnancy and having a baby, it means that the Almighty Lord has given you a chance to transform yourself and move towards spiritual growth. You are to lean on the positive qualities of love, compassion, and gratitude. 

Your life will never be as good as it is now. Though dreams are symbolic yet they carry the hidden messages of your waking life that you need to listen and be aware of.


Dreaming of giving birth – The good and the ugly

When you dream about giving birth it symbolizes your creative and nurturing process in waking life. This dream represents both good and bad connotations depending upon the context of the dream and your associated emotions attached with it after you get up. 

Dreams involving babies are positive signs of pleasant surprises for which you have been waiting for so long.

The good connotations of dreams about pregnancy or giving birth and having babies are:

  • Creativity
  • Nurturance
  • Self-growth and evolution
  • Innocence
  • Purity
  • Blissfulness
  • New beginnings
  • Humbleness
  • Gratitude
  • Shedding off old habits
  • Positive mindset
  • Success
  • New perspectives in life
  • Flourishing ideas taking shape
  • Sense of achievement and pride
  • Joy and happy feelings

The downside of such dreams are:

  • Fear and anxiety to start again
  • Lack of confidence
  • Self-doubt
  • Fear of responsibility
  • Inability to accept changes
  • Exhaustion
  • Emotional regression
  • Fragile and weak inner child
  • Feeling vulnerable and insecure

Folklore or cultural symbolism of having a baby in dreams

Many East Asian cultures as in India, Japan, China; the dreams about having a baby symbolizes a fresh outlook towards life. It symbolizes prosperity and certain positive changes for a better living. Some cultures believe that dreams can actually mean your desire to become pregnant in waking life. 

Usually such dreams reflect happiness and joy. If the woman desires to get pregnant, this dream symbol brings hope and blessings.

It is a sign of fertility and creation. In the Hindu mythology, dreams of giving birth or remembering the day of your child’s birth is considered an auspicious happening in real life. It means happiness and heavenly blessings all around yourself.

In some folklore stories, these dreams mean negatively signifying confinement; as while pregnant women are forced to withdraw themselves from the activities of daily life.


Dream interpretation of having babies or giving birth (questions to ask yourself)

When you dream about babies, it may mean many different things depending upon your current life status, the actions that the baby does in dreams and your allied emotions attached with the dream theme.

However, in most cases the dream reflects something good is going to happen in your waking life.

In order to analyze the dreams, it is necessary to ask yourself certain questions before you arrive at a decision about the exact meaning of the dream.

  • What was the baby doing in the dream?
  • Was it your baby or someone else’s?
  • Are you pregnant in real life?
  • Do you long to have a baby in a wakeful life?
  • How would you describe your emotions attached with the dream?
  • Can you relate the dream theme with your real-life situations?
  • Have you ever suffered a miscarriage in reality?
  • Was the baby trying to tell you something?
  • What was your childhood like? Have you ever suffered emotional abuse in early childhood?

The video link given below shows the dream symbolism of having a baby. Check out to know more on it.


Wrap Up

To end with a positive note, a dream about having a baby denotes your wish to start a new phase of life that can improve your future endeavors. The baby is a symbol to approach life with a definite purpose and live it to the fullest.

Many would agree to the fact that you can change things only if you wish to. So, why not listen to the subconscious cues and start looking at things from a fresh perspective. 

Though dreams are symbolic but are powerful sources of insight and wisdom that can be incorporated into our lives to bring abundance and fulfillment in daily living.