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 potential. Negatively, a baby in a dream may reflect new responsibilities or new problems that require constant care.
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 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 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.
Example: A woman dreamed of losing her baby. In waking life she had postponed college for her marriage.
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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. TOP
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. TOP
To dream of a baby carriage represents a new development or situation in your life that you care about other people noticing.
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 he wish to be noticed by others starting dating.
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 to be noticed by his friend for his new plan. TOP
To dream of baby clothes represents your feelings or thoughts about a newly developed problem or sensitive issue. It may also reflect your feelings about a new development in your life. 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.
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. TOP
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. TOP
To dream of a babysitter represents your feelings about looking after someone else's problem. You may feel bored with your life or held back due to someone else's problems. Making sure someone dumber or more arrogant than you doesn't make matters worse. Keeping a close eye on someone you feel is risky.
Negatively, a babysitter may reflect responsibility or problems that you feel has been dumped on to you. Feeling that you have to protect or look after someone that is vulnerable because nobody else will.
Alternatively, a babysitter may reflect your feeling about being overwhelmed by other people's arrogant or childish behavior. Cleaning up or looking after a slob in your life. It may also reflect feelings of being subordinate to someone with undeserved power over you. Being controlled by someone spoiled.
Additionally, babysitting in a dream may reflect your feelings about raising your children in waking life if you have any.
Example: A man dreamed of babysitting a child. In waking life he felt controlled by a lazy spoiled father who arrogantly controlled him after he paid all his bills for him to keep him out of debt. The family member kept recklessly spending require more bills to be paid.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of a baby being dropped off for her babysit that she really didn't want to look after. In waking life she was a teacher who was beginning to feel that teaching wasn't the right job for her. She felt more like a babysitter than a teacher. TOP
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. TOP
To dream of a biracial person represents an aspect of yourself that is a mixture of two mindsets. Alternatively, biracial symbolism may reflect an area of your life that you feel has been spoiled or ruined.
See our themes section for race for more information on race symbolism.
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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.
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.
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To see your real life children in a dream represents ideas, habits, or developments that are being encouraged. Situations or aspects of your life that you want to see powerful or flourish. It may also reflect an aspect of yourself based on the one thing that stands out the most about that child.
If you have more than one child in real life then each child will represent a different aspect of your life based on your most honest feelings about then.
To dream of losing a child represents feelings of being overloaded or stretched beyond your limits. Juggling too much at once or "dropping the ball" with something because you are too involved with something else. Getting so caught up in minor details that you forget what's most important.
To dream of a child dying represents a loss or unpleasant change to some area of your life that had potential. Positively, a child death may reflect a growing problem that has finally been dealt with.
If you dream of children that you don't recognize it represents new ideas, or situations that are being encouraged. Something not thought of before. Negatively, it may reflect burdens, responsibilities, or problems that have to be looked after.
Evil children symbolize negative or corrupted aspects of your personality that are being encouraged. It may also point to a bad situation or problem that feels like it's getting out of control or scares you. Evil children may also reflect childish beliefs or habits that are getting out of hand.
Alternatively, children may reflect aspects of your personality that are playful, young at heart, or childish in intention. You don't want to be involved with anything serious.
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To dream of clothing represents the personality. Consider the style, value, and color of the clothing for additional meaning.
To dream of changing clothing represents a change of attitude, behavior, interest, or focus. Changing how you act or feel. Approaching a situation differently or choosing to change.
To dream of clothing that is too tight represents the personality or how you act that is restricting you or holding you back.
To dream of being unable to find your clothes for an important occasion may represent feelings of being unable to meet the obligations, demands, or expectations of others.
To dream of black clothing represents the personality being fearful or excessive. Ask yourself where in your life you are afraid or obsessed. Fear, ambition, or negative intentions are out of balance.
To dream of dark green clothing may represent the personality being greedy, arrogant, or totally preoccupied with the self. Suicidal thoughts or jealousy are sometimes reflected by dark green.
To dream of light green clothing represents the personality that is healing or improving. It may also reflect jealousy.
To dream of white clothing represents the personality being genuine or having good intentions. Alternatively, white clothing may represent purification of bad habits or a negative area of your life.
To dream of pink clothing represents the personality that is lustful or consumed by ambition. It may also reflect strong sexual desire. Pink clothing may be a sign that you should be careful not to rush anything.
See the themes section for clothing for a more in-depth look at clothing symbolism.
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To dream of diapers represents something in your life that has to be looked after all the time. A very demanding problem or something that requires constant responsibility. Closely monitoring a problem or responsibly taking precautions to avoid embarrassment that is prone to happening. Preventing a problem from being worse than it needs to be. Childish behavior.
To dream of changing a diaper represents your efforts to look after or manage a problem. A person or area of your life that requires constant attention. Managing an area of your life that is prone to making a mess of things. Keeping something risky or dangerous under control. Alternatively, it may reflect your feelings about cleaning up after someone else's childish behavior.
To dream of a soiled diaper represents awareness of a problem in waking life that needs attention. A need to responsibly or discreetly take care of something. A need to attend to someone else's problem.
To dream of a diaper spilling out or coming off and making a mess may represent responsibilities that you failed to be attentive enough for. Feeling that you or someone else was not careful enough. Embarrassment that you didn't watch something risky close enough.
To dream of wearing a diaper represents feelings about yourself requiring being looked after regularly. Negatively, it may reflect feelings of being helpless to do anything except be taken care of. Feeling childish, embarrassed, or impotent that you need to be taken care of. Alternatively, wearing a diaper may reflect mommy issues.
Example: A woman dreamed of seeing a baby in a diaper leading her by the wrist in a dark room. In waking life she was having second thoughts about a fertility procedure at a clinic. The diapered baby reflected her desire to raise a child. TOP
To dream of an incubator represents an issue that requires a focused supportive attitude and persistence to help something flourish. There may be a need for stability, calmness, or patience. Waiting for a final payoff. You don't want to make act prematurely.
Negatively, an incubator may reflect irregular or unnatural methods to help some area of your life flourish. It may also reflect your careful supportive attitude for something with bad intentions. Going beyond normal limits to achieve a sensitive result.
To dream that you are in an incubator represents patience, stability, and calmness that you may feel is being forced on you. You are being prevented from acting prematurely. It may also mean that you have to wait for the right time to shine or display power. You may have concern about losing power if you make a move before it's the right time. TOP
To dream of a miscarriage represents a sudden loss or end to a situation after experiencing high hopes or enthusiasm. An abrupt ending immediately after believing that something you wanted was starting. Last minute fights, arguments, or cancellations after telling other people about a plan you had.
Alternatively, to dream of a miscarriage represents an idea or plan that did not go as expected. setbacks, delays, or disappointments have ruined your plans. A miscarriage may also reflect situations where you feel wronged or screwed over. It may also point to a failed relationship or opportunity.
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