Dreaming Of Baby Dying

When babies emerge in your dreams they can be considered very symbolic containing a hidden message about yourself. Unfortunately dreaming of a dead baby reflects endings, failing and losses in ones life.

These common dreams tend to shake us up for the rest of the day leaving us with an unsettled feeling in our stomach. Despite its graphic or disturbing nature, once you identify what the dead baby represents in your dream it will serve as a benefit to you. Though you will need to bring a metaphoric shovel because we are about to do some digging.

Dying Baby Dream Meaning

Dreams have an incredibility ability to bring things to our attention we are not consciously aware of in our walking life. This dream in particular has purposely selected the image of a dead baby to relate something that is unconscious to you.

The Benefits Of Death In Dreams

So what exactly could that be? Since the baby develops inside the womb this would mirror something that was developing (within) for some time. By reflecting on failed opportunities, ideas, plans, or relationships in your life might help identify this problem. Alternatively, the image of the dead baby in your dream might relate to a emotional and psychological trauma caused from past experiences – the child in you is unable to grow and mature properly.

Common Dead Baby Dreams

  • Dead baby in a coffin.
  • I’m pregnant and dreaming of my baby dying.
  • My dead mother having a baby.
  • Dead baby coming back to life.
  • Baby dying in my arms.
  • Dreaming dead twin babies.

Pregnant & Dreaming Of Dead Baby

As horrifying as these dreams may be they are very common relating to fears of the worst happening (pregnant dreams). These feelings or thoughts of worry might not be expressed in your life and it is coming out in your dream.

Dead Baby Dreams: The Inner Child

In popular psychology and analytical psychology the term inner child refers to the invisible child in every adult. Essentially this child becomes lost or frozen in time due to his or her past childhood traumatic experiences. Could you be struggling with upsetting emotions, memories, and anxiety that won’t go away?

The fact is that the majority of so-called adults are not truly adults at all. They just got old. Anybody can do that. Though this child still remains trapped in the mind of the adult and that will cause a tantrum if neglected long enough. Essentially the child is crying out for your attention wanting you to recuse them for you to live a more full filled life.

Inner Child Dying Signs

  • Refusal to become an adult.
  • Constant dependence on others, need to be babied.
  • Self criticism myself for being inadequate.
  • I feel inadequate as a man or woman.

 Dead Babies Coming Back To Life Dream

To dream of a baby coming back to life is a very positive omen connecting you to a rebirth or sudden change in your life. This can be related to events, relationships, plans,  or a reconnection with your inner child. The location and events that lead to the baby coming back to life provide you with clues.

Are You Experiencing Unusual Baby Dreams?

Dead Twin Babies Dream

Dreaming about dead twin babies could be a metaphoric meaning relating to an ending in two’s, two things, a set, multiple in your life. The image of the dying twins could draw your attention to the unconscious masculine and feminine energy.

Dreams of a dead baby in a toilet focus on failed and stagnated issues. Toilets are synonymous with ‘letting go’ of what has been held inside.

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Ronnie
Ronnie
13 days ago

I had a dream were I had quadruplets 3 boys and one girl. I didn’t Give birth in the dream I bought my 4 beautiful babies home in car seats. They were so beautiful and happy. My mother and I went shopping for baby stuff while my family celebrating them. I felt happiness and joy not just from myself but everyone. I’ve never felt that happiness before. After shopping with my mom I came home to ambulances and fire trucks. The ambulance were trying to keep them alive. My niece was watching them but went home during to grab clothes… Read more »

Vera
Vera
28 days ago

I had a dream where I had a baby and the baby died within a few days
I refused to bury my baby and people said I was crazy but later my baby rose up again and I was so happy

Melissa
Melissa
1 month ago

I had a nightmare that i was at a playground and saw some children playing with something that looked like a dead rabbit. I walked over to them because i heard them say there were flies coming out of it and i was going to take it away but then i saw it was actually twins, a baby girl and boy who were dead in the sandbox. I tried to call 911 and tell people but it was like no onewould help

Cher
Cher
2 months ago

I am currently 19 weeks pregnant and I had a dream that my stomach collapsed. ( In my dream I know I lost / my child died) I immediately woke up and touched my stomach … What does my dream mean ?

S Alvarado
S Alvarado
2 months ago

I dream that me and my wife were walking down the street and I started to walking ahead of her. When this strange lady comes up to my wife and my 3 month old to asked to hold him. My wife said no and there was a moment when my wife was looking away. When that happened the lady snatch him up from the walker and started to walk away. As she was walking away my wife ran up to her and she drop the baby. Not sure if she did it on purpose or accidentally but when she did… Read more »

Last edited 2 months ago by S Alvarado
Marie
Marie
2 months ago

I’m 4 months pregnant and my mother dreamed of 2 dead babies one belonging to both her deceased brothers. She said one of the babies look like my daughter who is one now when she was a baby. What does this mean?

Sarah
Sarah
2 months ago

I had a dream where a girl choked her baby brother or sister and twisted the baby’s neck. I heard crushing sounds. It was horrifying. The girl threw the baby to the ground and the baby cried really really loud. I tried dialing 911 but the baby died before. The girl suddenly looked at me with a creepy stare and started running after me and choking me too.

Athena
Athena
3 months ago

Just now I had a dream of me comforting a baby that was crying in a deep garbage bin and the mother came back to feed it but it suddenly started to shrink and shrivel till there was only a skeleton and skin thats the size of a hand

Brandon
Brandon
Reply to  Athena
1 month ago

I had a dream similar to this where my baby ( in my dream started shrinking like and slowly dying

Tia
Tia
Reply to  Athena
28 days ago

I had a similar dream when I was around the age of 13 and had just started slipping into a deep depression regarding an unknown case of bipolar disorder that I had been slowly triggering through the stress of starting highschool and puberty and the shock of some bad memories coming to light. Anyway in my dream I was walking through a dark back alleyway and I come across a big dumpster bin and inside was a bunch of black garbage bags and sitting in top of the bags was a dead baby, and had been deceased for what would… Read more »

Rosy
Rosy
Reply to  Tia
2 days ago

I’m so sorry, that sounds so scary. I hope you no longer have those kind of nightmares. Lots of hugs from me to you. Be safe, stranger <3

Janice
Janice
5 months ago

I just had a dream about a baby that was left in my care. There are no babies in my family but in my dream the baby was a family member. I left it in the tub while I stepped away to continue other chores. When the baby’s mother came home I heard people screaming and blaming me for killing the child. I remember feeling so guilty in my dream. Immense guilt.

Amie
Amie
Reply to  Janice
2 months ago

I can’t believe it! I am here ready because of my dream. You had the exact same dream I did!!! The feeling I had running back to the tub when I realized is so vivid. I can’t sleep and feel so sick about this.

Amie
Amie
Reply to  Janice
2 months ago

Reading not ready

Tyler
Tyler
6 months ago

I just woke up from a dream that I was living with my family in what seemed like one of our old houses. My mom had just had a baby boy and reminded me of a baby girl she had had months before that died. We still had the baby girl (for some reason dreams are weird) I held her and she started moving. I was amazed I was showing my Mom and brother and they were telling me it’s not real. Making me question if God is making me see things. But I was looking at her clearly under… Read more »

Reanna
7 months ago

What does it mean when u dreaming of a baby

Melissa
Melissa
7 months ago

I woken up from a dream about me being so happy I had a beautiful baby infant tinny and he was the joy of my life. Then suddenly while I was changing his nappy he died.
I was so heartbroken woke up crying. Very very disturbing.

taylor
taylor
7 months ago

Dreamt that a woman wanted to give up her baby so they took it out, tried to re-inserted into another mothers womb and the baby died. Mean while I’m in a wheelchair unable to move asking my mom “why are humans like this?! Just keep the baby who cares if it came out of your womb or not”

Mummy2be
Mummy2be
7 months ago

I just had a dream. (I am pregnant) I was responsible for 2 little babies. One was premature the other a normal size but both newborns.. We were at a gymnasium and I gave the 2 babies to another child to hold while I was about to call out to another child to offer to take that kid home too and the kid holding the babies dropped them slightly.. and blood was dripping from their tiny little bodies..I called for an ambo but my dream skipped to their gravestones they both died. I woke up crying.

Fallon
Fallon
7 months ago

I just woke up from a dream where shortly after my ex-boyfriend (in the dream he was my current boyfriend) broke up with me for someone else (which didn’t happen in our real timeline.) Then, I walk downstairs in my parents’ house and I see my mom sitting in the dining room cradling the baby she just had given birth to maybe a day ago in the dream. It was dead and appeared lifeless and blue. She was sobbing about her baby that passed. I remember telling her I was “so, so sorry.” Definitely spooked. :/

Lenz
Lenz
8 months ago

My dog, Ali, had just passed away yesterday. My dream was about a gathering of friends and I had left my baby in the lounge with everyone else while I was talking to a friend out the back door while she had a smoke. In this dream, my dog Ali was alive and well (she was actually very ill and in pain why she had to get put down) and we believed it was because our other dog, Indie had passed away instead and rejuvenated Ali’s life. Anyways that was a joy to see and as I look over to… Read more »

Savannah
Savannah
8 months ago

The dream I had about the dead baby
It was like I was dissociating in my dream about taking care of a dead baby in my dark bedroom
But then the baby vanish and I was crying hysterical bc it wasn’t real and I realized I was just dissociating.

Kritisha rau
Kritisha rau
8 months ago

I saw a dream where one babe pooped and i was taking him to the toilet he was very small might be just born and then he slipped from my hand and he fell inside the toilet i tried pulling him and i couldn’t even touch him, i thought he died and waked up in fear.

Braverav
Braverav
8 months ago

I had a deeply unsettling dream involving the death of an infant last night. It involved a doctor in a dimly lit delivery delivery room, and he dropped the baby and upon impact it exploded. I was restless the rest of the night, and have never a had a dream like this in my entire life. I am male and have never had such a dream. In the dream there was audio of me on the phone telling my mother “the baby died”. There were also flashes of a news report talking about the death.

Mary
Mary
8 months ago

Just woke from a dream where I was told my my new born wasn’t going to live more than a few hours. They were even given something to help they pass away less painfully and I just held on the my baby everyday not giving up then body went limp for a bit n came back to life