What are pregnancy dreams about?
This symbol is identified by words like childbirth, c-section, midwife, etc.
Pregnancy in dreams is a relatively common dream symbol, occuring in about 2.3% of dreams. That's about 1 out of every 45 dreams.
What are the major highlights of pregnancy dreams?
Pregnancy is a normal dream symbol. Having pregnancy in a dream changes the dream in the same way as most other dream symbols.
Pregnancy dreams might be sexual
Dreams of pregnancy are more related to sex than 90% of all of the other dream symbols. If pregnancy is in a dream, this dream is far more likely to contain sexual symbols. Other symbols that are like this include abusing, Croatia, Singapore, hair falling out, Frodo, family homes, weasels, jackals, pretending, and menstruation.
Pregnancy dreams seem to lack places or locations
Dreams of pregnancy frequently do not mention places or locations. The dream may or may not take place in varying locations. But dreams of pregnancy simply do not mention the location, places, or settings occuring within the dream. Other symbols that are like this include acne, break ups, seeing a dead grandmother, toenails, bees, love, roosters, boyfriends, subconscious, and snakes.
Pregnancy dreams are about family
Dreams of pregnancy are more related to family than 90% of all other symbols. In other words, dreaming of pregnancy will increase your chances of dreaming of a family member. Other symbols that are like this include pregnancy, seeing a dead grandfather, abortions, dating, speaking, romantic partners, living rooms, Somalia, Fiji, and ovaries.
Pregnancy dreams focus on sounds
Dreams of pregnancy have more words related to sounds than 90% of all other dream symbols. In other words, pregnancy dreams involve the auditory world. They focus on sounds and hearing. Other symbols that are like this include squids, Costa Rica, hairdressers, caesarean sections, former partners, jupiter, vaginas, buffaloes, abortions, and burglary.
Pregnancy dreams focus on touch
Dreams of pregnancy have more words related to touch than 90% of all other dream symbols. In other words, pregnancy dreams involve directly interacting and feeling another person or object. Other symbols that are like this include hummingbirds, faires, Sweden, submarines, menstruation, seeing a dead partner, giving birth, unemployment, skunks, and Vietnam.
Pregnancy dreams focus on vision
Dreams of pregnancy have more words related to vision than 90% of all other dream symbols. In other words, pregnancy dreams involve sight and seeing objects. Other symbols that are like this include Donald Trump, avalanches, weddings, Indonesia, fugitives, landslides, donkeys, France, taking a test, and cheese.
What symbols more present in dreams of pregnancy?
Pregnancy dreams are notable because they have substantially more fetuses, people's ages, babies, giving birth, emaciation, nurses, caesarean sections, adoptions, characters, kittens, pregnancy tests, my children, vaginas, children, uteruses, abortions, stomachs, tests, giving, Somalia, fiances, miscarriages, hospitals, eggs, spouses, Cyprus, joy, teenagers, doctors, menstruation, alimony, breasts, family, infidelity, three eyes, husbands, puppies, ovaries, romantic partners, wives, authors, vomiting, boyfriends, abscesses, deformation, peeing, sex, ancestors, blue eyes, parents, Bahamas, dating, seeing a dead partner, birthdays, facebook, mothers, baboons, medicine, sexuals acts, and servants than 95% of other dream symbols.
What symbols less present in dreams of pregnancy?
Pregnancy dreams are notable because they have substantially less sharks, walls, sleep paralysis, spaceships, chasing, trying to scream, lucid dreams, enemies, natural places, criminals and outlaws, recurring dreams, paralysis, flying, rockets, music, wolves, accents, weapons, fitness centers, the sky, games, nuclear bombs, squares, buses, squirrels, purgatory, precognitive dreams, opponents, harvests, grenades, gems, Egypt, donkeys, seeing a dead pet, cannibals, antlers, disasters, red eyes, monster, highways, roads, pizzas, ghosts, wrist, shooting, dinosaurs, fires, and zombies than 95% of other dream symbols.
How does the dream symbol of pregnancy affect the different aspects of a dream?
Explore different elements related to dreams of pregnancy
Who is in pregnancy dreams?
Overall, dreams with pregnancy are aren't really related to characters in dreams. Specifically, dreams of pregnancy are much more related to family and much more related to romantic partners than dreams in general. They are less related to animals, less related to insects, and less related to different roles.
What are the emotions in pregnancy dreams?
Overall, dreams with pregnancy are less related to emotions in dreams. Specifically, dreams of pregnancy are more related to happiness, more related to grief and sorrow, and more related to love than dreams in general. They are less related to embarrassment, less related to confusion, and less related to fear.
Grief and sorrow
Who is in pregnancy dreams?
What happens in pregnancy dreams?
Overall, dreams with pregnancy are much more related to events in dreams. Specifically, dreams of pregnancy are much more related to sex than dreams in general. They are much less related to aggressive interactions and much less related to disasters.
How do pregnancy in dreams related to other dream phenomenon?
Overall, dreams with pregnancy are less related to dream events in dreams. Specifically, dreams of pregnancy are less related to lucid dreams, less related to nightmares, and less related to recurring dreams.
How do pregnancy in dreams related the senses?
Overall, dreams with pregnancy are much less related to senses in dreams. Specifically, dreams of pregnancy are much less related to hearing, less related to smelling, and much less related to vision.
How can you make sense of pregnancy in dreams?
Pregnancy dreams are relatively common. Among other things pregnancy dreams are normally interconnect, sexual, lack places or locations, family oriented, focus on sounds, focus on touch, and focus on vision.
Do you think this is true for your dream of pregnancy? How might your dream of pregnancy be different?
All dreams have meaning
You can gain insight from thinking about any dream, no matter how strange. Only you, as the dreamer, have final say on what your dream may or may not mean. Each dream is unique.
Look for the differences
The DreamWell dictionary provides information on how each dream symbol appears in dreams in general. Finding how experience pregnancy in dreams can be a key to understanding its meaning.
Return to the feelings
Our emotions in dreams can help us understand its meaning. Pay attention to how you felt in the dream. Pay attention to how you feel about pregnancy in dreams. See how you feel about pregnancy now, in your waking life.
What are possible meanings for dreams of pregnancy?
Pregnancy in a dream can mean that something new about you is brewing, developing, growing. A new part of your personality or character is getting ready to emerge, but for the moment it’s still gestating in the unconscious mind. See: Giving birth, Unconscious minds
It can mean you have a new project or idea, something you might refer to as “my baby.” You might be pregnant with an idea or a feeling, or a situation is “pregnant with possibilities.” Children are creations, so being pregnant in a dream can mean you are creating something. See: Children
For example, a woman dreams that she’s pregnant with five babies, symbolizing five projects she was given for a work-study program. She refers to them as “my babies.” See: Babies
Being pregnant can mean there’s something you need to get out of you. If the baby feels heavy, it can symbolize the feeling of being weighed down.
Pregnancy can mean you are anticipating something important. Pregnancy is referred to as “anticipating,” and the dream uses anticipating a baby to symbolize the importance of something, or high level of anticipation.
Men dream about being pregnant. See: Giving birth
Dreaming about being pregnant with your ex’s baby can mean something from the relationship is still inside you. If you dream your ex is pregnant with your baby, it carries the same idea. You left a part of yourself behind with that person. See: Former partners
A pregnancy dream can mean you are working through personal issues before getting pregnant. The dream is preparing you by showing what needs to be done ahead of time, such as getting your finances in order, preparing your body, finding the right mate, judging whether a relationship is ready to handle a pregnancy, and addressing fears.
In this sense, a dream can be like a simulation. It runs through scenarios to help you think about pregnancy, and it can ask, “What if?” For example, what if you really were pregnant? How would you react? See: Babies
A positive pregnancy test can indicate positive prospects or feelings about pregnancy. The time is right, conditions are good. It can mean “stay positive,” especially if you’ve been trying for a while to get pregnant. In rare cases, a positive pregnancy test in a dream can foretell you will imminently be pregnant.
On the other hand, a negative pregnancy test can indicate negative feelings or prospects. The time is wrong, conditions are bad. But remember that dreams associate between ideas, and a pregnancy test in a dream might have nothing to do with pregnancy. Instead, it can be used to indicate positive or negative feelings or prospects.
Dreams are very creative with the ways they use associations to create symbolism. For example, a teenage female dreams that she’s pregnant and immediately worries about how she’ll tell her family. She feels that she’s done something terribly wrong but doesn’t remember doing anything to get pregnant. The situation connects with the feeling of being blamed for things she doesn’t do. Her parents constantly guilt-trip her.
Along a similar line, being pregnant can symbolize a worst-case scenario come true.
Finally, consider the obvious. If you are female, sexually active, and able to conceive, a dream about being pregnant might mean you are or soon will be pregnant.
This interpretation is from ""The Dream Interpretation Dictionary: Symbols, Signs, and Meanings" and is provided by J.M. DeBord aka "RadOwl". He is the author of several acclaimed books about dreaming, the host of The Dreams That Shape Us podcast, and is a moderator of r/Dreams, one of the largest dream sharing communities on the internet.
Examples of dreams of pregnancy
Read some real dream reports of pregnancy dreams.. These real life dream reports come from the moderated dream sharing communities of Reddit including r/Dreams, r/Nightmares, r/DreamInterpretation, or r/thisdreamihad. Please note that some of these may contain graphic, sexual, or violent images and text. Use the source link for each dream to view and join the discussion of each one.
An Empty Blanket
I dreamt I was at a family reunion and kept trying to “hide” my baby but, the “baby” was just an empty blanket, and twice an empty bag of water (think like when you get a fish from the fair).
I’m not pregnant, don’t plan to be, and have no current children. I assumed a future miscarriage but, maybe there’s a less obvious meaning I’m missing. What do you think?
I dreamt I was at a family reunion and kept trying to “hide” my baby but, the “baby” was just an empty blanket, and twice an empty bag of water (think like when...
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What does this mean??
Last night I had a very weird dream. I dreamt of raking pregnancy tests, forgetring about them for a few minutes, then going back to see them blazing positive.
And right now I have no desire to get pregnancy. My husband and I want to start trying in 6 months once our son is almost 2 and a half.
And in the dream I was freaking out about finding out that I was expecting.
What could this mean??
Last night I had a very weird dream. I dreamt of raking pregnancy tests, forgetring about them for a few minutes, then going back to see them blazing positive....
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I gave birth to 8 babies out my mouth
I just had this dream and I really want to know what this could possibly mean, this wasn’t the only part of the dream, but it was the part that i remember the most because of how visceral it felt in real life.
(i’m a guy so that’s my prediction of why it came out my throat)
I just had this dream and I really want to know what this could possibly mean, this wasn’t the only part of the dream, but it was the part that i remember the...
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For background, there are demons in my house, now the activity has gone down tremendously since sleeping with crystals under my pillow, lighting candles, and using myrrh, BUT, last night, I had a creepy dream. I was in my house with my best friend when all of the sudden, we could here a little girl laughing, even though I knew what it meant, I followed the sound into the bathroom. When I got there, I looked behind the shower curtain and saw a little girl with short curly brown hair just standing there. I instinctually told her to leave and that I didn’t want her there but my voice wouldn’t come out, she just smiled. I don’t know why but she slapped my stomach and then all of a sudden, the little girl turned into a man and for some reason, so did I. I mean, it was me, but I was suddenly looking through the eyes of someone else, and then the male demon said “she’s down there with a baby in her stomach”. I think he was talking about me. I’ve been reading tarot lately and I’ve been seeing the tower and empress cards a lot lately, which would normally mean that I probably couldn’t get pregnant, but I already thought I couldn’t....so I’m worried that I am and that the demons in my house are after me or some shit like that. I know this was a rollercoaster ride from start to finish but please understand that I’m freaked out, I would really appreciate anything you guys have to say on the matter. Thank you
For background, there are demons in my house, now the activity has gone down tremendously since sleeping with crystals under my pillow, lighting candles, and...
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How to handle the loss of my dreamed-up son?
Had a very vivid dream last night. At one point in the dream, I had a son called Ezra but I asked a friend's mum to look after him (uni classes). Came back later and friend's mum now believes she will have Ezra permanently and she wouldn't even speak to me. I was distraught. That and being angry at the circumstances of Ezra's birth (I'm a Lesbian, got blackout drunk, Emmy (friend) didn't stay with me and some guy got me birth at 19). There was way more to the dream than this.
I've woken up now but I still feel the loss of my dreamed up/fictional son. I don't know what to do? Do I just forget about it?
Had a very vivid dream last night. At one point in the dream, I had a son called Ezra but I asked a friend's mum to look after him (uni classes). Came back...
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