Adorable, cuddly and full of curiosity, babies are amazing to say the least. They are the center of attention, they light up our hearts and brighten a room with a smile, not to mention melting your heart when they laugh.
When a baby emerges in your dream it’s considered a very powerful omen relating to good news, future success and advancement. However negative associations with babies often mirror personal upsets, losses and development issues.
Every month google averages approximately 1 million searches to find the meaning when they dream of a baby. Considering being one of the most sought out dream searches one will often wonder what perspectives are new on the horizon.
Common Baby Dreams:
- Holding baby in arms
- Baby dying
- Baby poop, abandoned, ex baby, falling baby dreams.
Before we jump the gun we must understand how our dreams communicate with us. The theme will provide you with clues surrounding the baby, people around you, locations and what is taking place with the baby. Thinking in metaphors helps narrow down the meaning of the dream.
Did you know the size of a newborn baby stomach is the size of a walnut.
Baby Dreams: A Personal Transformation
Babies commonly appear in dreams when someone is going through a personal transformation in their lives. A sign of a new growth phase starting in your life, a reminder that this rejuvenation can be either emotional, phyical or spiritual advancement.
Similar to when a butterfly appears in your dreams, a baby shows you the end stages of the metamorphosis process. A symbol that new life has now sprung in your life and lots of new responsibility.
Your dream will provide you with clues that surround the baby to help narrow down were the transformation is occurring. Locations and the people around you are often major hints were to direct your attention.
Baby Dreams: Healing The Inner Child
The term “inner child” in analytical psychology can be refereed to the child that hides every grown adult. This child is often unconscious that reflects the child who we once were. Alternatively this little child could have been trapped in the past and is now being nurtured.
Negative past experiences such as painful memories, emotional upsets, or even as simple as your doll being taken away; may in fact stunt the growth of this child.
Your dream might be indicating the baby is the part of you that is now free and will get the love and nourishment it needs.
Babies go through around 3360 nappies in the first year.
Baby Dreams: The Biological Clock
Surely all women must have a maternal instinct kick in or the whole human race would dissolve. The unconscious sound of the ominous ticking “biological clock” when they reach their 30’s, might be dreaming of babies more often.
Dreams often incorporate your repressed feelings or fears in a metaphoric manner. Babies might pop up relating to your maternal drive being magnified due to societal or family pressure.
You will need to ask if this dream could be a wish fulfillment or something you fear missing out on.
Baby Dreams: You Need To Grow Up
Imagine we had a tool that would assess both our phyical and emotional age, their would be a lot of hiding. The baby might appear to be a manifestation of all your immature behaviors.
The underdeveloped child screams for your attention wanting to become an adult. Just because you have reached adulthood doesn’t necessarily mean your have mastered the core elements of adult emotional functioning.
Alternatively your dream could be hinting at areas in your life that you are unconscious of and need improvement.
- Emotional escalations
- Blaming and lies
- Center of attention
- Impulsiveness and anger out burst
- Cry baby, a need to get what it wants or else.
Newborns are amazing swimmers. They have natural aquatic instincts when in water.
Baby Dreams: How To Analyze
It would be trivial to clump all baby dreams into one translation as many do online. This is a very powerful symbol that often appears to be either unconscious to the dreamer, or possibly something develops in the near future.
What makes such an enigmatic symbol is it changes based of gender, age and unconscious events in your life. An adult male would interpret this dream differently then a teenager in high school, or a grandmother.