To see a baby in your dream signifies innocence, warmth and new beginnings. Babies symbolize something in your own inner nature that is pure, vulnerable, helpless and/or uncorrupted. If you dream that the baby is smiling at you, then it suggests that you are experiencing pure joy. You do not ask for much to make you happy. If you find a baby in your dream, then it suggests that you have acknowledged your hidden potential. If you dream that you forgot you had a baby, then it suggests that you are trying hide your own vulnerabilities; you do not want to let others know of your weaknesses. Alternatively, forgetting about a baby represents an aspect of yourself that you have abandoned or put aside due to life's changing circumstances. The dream may serve as a reminder that it is time for you to pick up that old interest, hobby, or project again. Dreaming of holding a baby is analogous to holding onto an earlier part of your life where you felt more depended on and more needed.
If you dream that you are on your way to the hospital to have a baby, then it signifies your issues of dependency and your desires to be completely cared for. Perhaps you are trying to get out of some responsibility. If you are pregnant in real life, then a more direct interpretation may simply mean that you are experiencing some anxieties of making it to the hospital when the time comes.
To dream of a crying baby symbolizes a part of yourself that is deprived of attention and needs to be nurtured. Alternatively, it represents your unfulfilled goals and a sense of lacking in your life. If you dream that a baby is neglected, then it suggests that you are not paying enough attention to yourself. You are not utilizing your full potential. Alternatively, this dream could represent your fears about your own children and your ability to protect and to provide for them.
To dream about a starving baby represents your dependence on others. You are experiencing some deficiency in your life that needs immediate attention and gratification.
To see yourself or someone as a baby in your dream refers to your desire to be cared for and nurtured. Alternatively, the dream may mean that you or someone is behaving immaturely.
To dream that a baby is walking or dancing refers to the potential and possibilities that life has in stored for you. The future looks bright. The dream may also be a metaphor that you need to take baby steps in your relationship, toward your goal, in a work project or whatever undertaking. If you have a baby in real life, then the dream is a reflection of your hopes for that baby.
To dream of an extremely small baby symbolizes your helplessness and your fears of letting others become aware of your vulnerabilities and incompetence. You may be afraid to ask for help and as a result tend to take matters into your own hands.
To see a dead baby in your dream symbolizes the ending of something that was once a part of you. If you dream that you are trying to snort up a dead baby, then it means that you are refusing to move onto a new stage of life. You are holding onto a dead past.
To dream that you are dipping a baby in and out of water signifies regression. You are regressing to a time where you had no worries and responsibilities. Alternatively, such a scenario is reminisce of when the baby is in the fetus and in its comfort zone. In fact, some expectant mothers even give birth in a pool, because the environment in the water mimics the environment in the uterus. It is less traumatic for the baby as it emerges into the world. So perhaps, the dream represents your search for your own comfort zone.
Dreaming of rescuing a drowning baby means that you are allowing yourself to be vulnerable and accepting help from others.
If you dream of having or adopting a baby of a different race, then it means that you are acknowledging and/or embracing other's physical differences. Everyone started out as a baby who is pure and innocent.
Seeing an evil baby or a demon baby in your dream implies that you are apprehensive or afraid of a new project that you are undertaking. You may be taking on more than you can handle.
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 new potential. Discovering new abilities. Negatively, a baby in a dream may reflect new responsibilities or new problems that require constant care. Babies may also reflect people in your life that you feel the need to look after closely such as the elderly.
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 dropping a baby represents feelings of anxiety about being irresponsible with some new situation or problem requiring your care. Dreams of dropping babies are common for new born mothers, more due to their fear of being an irresponsible mother than due to actually dropping their babies.
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 neglected baby may represent feelings about neglecting a future project or responsibility. It may also reflecting a sensitive problem you are not attending to enough.
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.
Young women and girls may dream of having babies to reflect their fear of getting pregnant or their desire to get pregnant.
Example: A woman dreamed of losing her baby. In waking life she had postponed college for her marriage.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of holding a new baby. In waking life she was beginning a new love affair while cheating on her husband.
Example 3: A older woman dreamed of having to take care of a baby. In waking life her aging husband was very ill.
Example 4: A woman dreamed of accidentally leaving her baby behind in a store. In waking life he was an author who felt that she had neglected a book she was writing for too long.
If you are nursing a baby in a dream, it denotes sorrow and misfortune. If you see in a dream a baby that is sick, it means that somebody among your relatives will die.
Dreaming of crying babies, is indicative of ill health and disappointments. A bright, clean baby, denotes love requited, and many warm friends. Walking alone, it is a sure sign of independence and a total ignoring of smaller spirits. If a woman dream she is nursing a baby, she will be deceived by the one she trusts most. It is a bad sign Dreaming that you take your baby if sick with fever. You will have many sorrows of mind.
When you dream of a baby, it represents purity, chastity and sincerity. Babies usualy represents the warmth and good intentions you might have. Dreaming of a baby could also represent the side of you which is weak, fragile and vulnerable. If you dreamed of having a baby, but forgot it as a fact it symbolizes your fear of being recognized as fragile person. You don not want others to know that you are not a strong person, because this is not something you are proud of. If you see yourself on the way of having a baby it means that you wish someone would take care of you as long as it is possible, you like to be dependant on someone. You do not want to take responsibility of anyone neither yourself, neither the others. If in reality you are already expecting the baby, then this dream indicates your fear and worries of going to labour. If you dream of a baby which is crying, it shows that you are seeking for attention and understanding and support from the others. There is something missing in your life and you do not feel completed as a person. If you see the baby that is hungry it shows that you are lacking of taking responibility for yourself. If you dream of very unusually small baby, it represents your apprehension and misgiving of others knowing what you really are. If you dream of a baby that is dead, it shows that part of you will never be the same as it used to be before. If you dream of putting the baby in and out of the water it shows the reversion you will get in.
To see baby clothes in your dream suggests that you are expressing yourself in a more subtle way. Alternatively, baby clothes represent your former ways of thinking or old habits which you have outgrown.
To dream of baby clothes may reflect the personality and how it behaves when involved with a new or developing area of your life. How you choose to project yourself when discussing new achievements.
Negatively, baby clothes may reflect the personality involving sensitive problems that require a lot of attention. How you project yourself to others with sensitive issues you need to take care of.
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.
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.
When you dream of baby clothes it means that you are showing yourself in more gracefull and sophisticated way. You must be delicate and refined in various positions. Dreaming of baby clothes shows your past understanding of different things.
To dream that you or someone is wearing a veil represents something that you wish to hide or conceal. Things may not be what it appears to be. In particular, if you are a man and dream you are wearing a veil, then it signifies the feminine aspects of your character. Perhaps, you need to acknowledge your feminine side. Alternatively, a veil symbolizes humility, coyness or innocence.
In a dream, a woman’s veil represents her religion. For a woman, wearing a veil in a dream means marriage, prosperity, beauty. Wearing a black veil in a dream means marrying a poor man. If a man sees himself wearing a veil in a dream, it means that he will commit adultery with his female servant.
Dreaming that you wear a veil, denotes that you will not be perfectly sincere with your lover, and you will be forced to use stratagem to retain him. To see others wearing veils, you will be maligned and defamed by apparent friends. An old, or torn veil, warns you that deceit is being thrown around you with sinister design. For a young woman Dreaming that she loses her veil, denotes that her lover sees through her deceitful ways and is likely to retaliate with the same. Dreaming of seeing a bridal veil, foretells that you will make a successful change in the immediate future, and much happiness in your position. For a young woman Dreaming that she wears a bridal veil, denotes that she will engage in some affair which will afford her lasting profit and enjoyment. If it gets loose, or any accident befalls it, she will be burdened with sadness and pain. To throw a veil aside, indicates separation or disgrace. To see mourning veils in your dreams, signifies distress and trouble, and embarrassment in business.
To see a baby bottle in your dream represents your issues of dependency. You are relying too much on others. If you are drinking from a baby bottle, then the dream means that you need are emotionally immature. You need to grow up.
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.
To see a baby carriage in your dream symbolizes your desire for a family or longing for a baby. If the baby carriage is empty, then it indicates sadness or an unfulfilled goal. Alternatively, it suggests that you need to cater to the needs of your own inner child.
To dream of a baby carriage represents a new development or situation in your life that you feel good needing to care about at all times. Responsibilities that you are "carrying around" with you all the time. Feelings about having a "big person" problem.
Negatively, a baby carriage may reflect a problem or burden you brag about having because it's a signal of power to have that kind of problem.
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 her wish to be noticed by others having a "big person" problem of finding a decent man.
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 feel good being noticed thinking the problem of need to beat up this other person was easy. The man was "carrying around" his easy problem like something only big people do.
When you dream of baby carriage it shows that you wish you had a baby. This dream could represent your lonileness. If you see the baby carriage without a baby in it, shows sorrow and melancholy or a failure of unfulfilled targets. Keep in mind, that you need to take care of your own requirements.
To see or feed baby food in your dream indicates that nurturance and care is needed in a waking situation. Alternatively, the dream may be a metaphor to indicate that you need to eat smaller portions of food.
To eat or dream that you are being fed baby food indicates that you are being forced to re-learn something that you already know.
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.
To dream of a baby shower suggests that you are welcoming a new start. You are given a chance to start over again and do things differently this time around. You have a new found faith in life itself.
To dream of a baby shower represents feelings about being totally supported with all you need with a new beginning or new responsibility.
Alternatively, it may reflect awareness of someone else's new life being perfectly cared about. Noticing yourself "being there" for someone. It may also reflect anxiety about being noticed as helpful enough.
Negatively, a baby shower may reflect feelings about having to go out of your way to be extra supportive of someone else when you feel they don't deserve it. It may also reflect your concern that someone that you think is a loser doesn't "fuck up" a new opportunity.
When you dream of baby shower symbolizes that you are going to have a new start. This is the period of time when
To see a beanie baby in your dream suggests that you are able to adapt to most situations. Consider the animal or the name of the beanie baby. The dream may have an underlying message or a pun.
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.
To dream that you are getting your face painted indicates that you are having trouble expressing and verbalizing your feelings. The face paint represents your mood, attitude and emotions, depending on the color or objects being painted on your face, presents your mood, attitude and emotions.
To dream of a baby high chair represents feelings about needing to
be certain that people have things done for them properly. A developing aspect of your life that is being cared for whether it likes it or not. Certainty that a developing aspect of your life is both controlled and nurtured. Personally insuring help for someone who can't help themselves.
Negatively, a baby high chair may reflect feelings of being patronized or treated little by someone is doing all the work for you. Embarrassment of being unable to stop someone from treating you like you are incompetent or stupid. Believing that you need to take care of people who don't deserve it.
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.
To dream of a smiley face represents feelings about a good mood or positive intentions being mandatory. Having to be happy or upbeat.
Negatively, a smiley face may represent feelings about being forced to put on a happy display to others. Feeling exhausted or pressured to be nice or upbeat. Feeling empty about having to make others feel good about a situation being perfect. An empty display of good tidings. An all business situation or having to be professional.
Alternatively, a smiley face may be reflect you or someone else that is totally insensitive to having to make others like them.
A dirty face in a dream represents a rare art, while a filthy body represents a sinful person.
A fledgling crow in a dream represents poverty, need, separation from one’s parents and segregation from one’s relatives or clan. If one is experiencing such adverse conditions in wakefulness, then seeing a fledgling crow in a dream means satisfaction of one’s needs and reunion with his family. When the egg hatches and the baby crow comes out of it, the parents shy away from their fledgling and remain distant from the nest. Then God Almighty will provide the nestling crow with various types of flies to eat from. Once the baby crow’s feathers grow, the parents will return to their nest and care for their baby until it commences to fly.
Dreaming of a baby carriage, denotes that you will have a congenial friend who will devise many pleasurable surprises for you.
To see your own face in your dream represents the persona you show to the world as oppose to the real you. It may refer to how you confront problems and deal with issues in your life.
To dream that your face is flawed or pimply symbolizes erupting emotions. You may be suffering an attack on your persona or your reputation. According to folklore, if you dream that your face is swollen, then it means that you will see an improvement to your financial situation.
To dream that your face or someone's face is cracking indicates some deception or big lie. You are unable to maintain a straight face and are about to be exposed.
To dream that you or someone has two faces or that the faces changes quickly from one person to another indicates untrustworthiness. You or someone in your life is acting "two-faced".
To dream that you are washing your face suggests that you need to come clean about some matter.
To dream that your face warps into a bubble indicates that you are not expressing your feelings enough. You are keeping too much inside.
Dreaming of a blurry face means that you have no sense of who this person really are. Your subconscious is telling you not to trust this person. You may be being deceived.
To dream of a face represents the personality. Ugly faces represent negative aspects of your personality or things you don't like about yourself. Beautiful faces represent positive aspects of your personality or things that you do like about yourself. When you dream of a face it may reflect your awareness of personality changes in yourself or others.
When trying to decode the symbolism of a dream face try to focus on how the features of the face makes you feel.
To see your own face being attractive points to positive feelings about your own personality. Seeing your own face as ugly points to negative feelings you are having about yourself.
To dream of the left side of your face may represent the logical or honest aspect of your personality.
To dream of the right side of your face may represent the creative or dishonest aspect of your personality.
Example: A man dreamed of ugly, demonic, melting faces pouring down a wall of red paint. In waking life he had a powerful spiritual experience taking ayahuasca that started to make him reconsider his wish to kill himself. The ugly melting faces may have reflected his feelings about all the things he didn't like about himself that drove him to want to kill himself starting to "melt away" after he found God.
One’s face in a dream represents his state. If it appears cheerful and handsome looking in the dream, it represents glad tidings, happiness and a good life, though if it looks opaque in the dream, it means the opposite. In general, a yellow face in a dream means humiliation, loneliness, hypocrisy or illness. If a believer sees his face yellow in a dream, it denotes his devotion and fear of wrongdoing. Yellowness of the face in a dream also could mean beingln love. If an African person sees his face white in a dream, it means hypocrisy, impudence and shamelessness. If a Caucasian sees his face black in a dream, it means that his heart and intentions are better than what a stranger may think of him. If one’s face appears white and his body black in a dream, it means that he shows decency and disguises inappropriateness. If a whiskerless person sees hair growing over the sides of his upper lip in a dream, it means that he carries burdening debts, or that he has lost dignity. If one’s face looks different or missing some of its clarity or beauty in a dream, it denotes someone who jokes excessively, for immoderate jesting, hilarity or mirth decreases people’s respect. If there is no skin to cover one’s cheeks in a dream, it means that he lives from asking others for his needs. Dust coveringone’s face in a dream means deficiency in one’s religious devotion. If one’s face or eyes turn bluish in a dream, it means that he is a criminal in God’s sight. An opaque face in a dream represents a liar or an innovator. If the color of one’s face is blush or reddish with white spots in the dream, it means joy, happiness and good living. If a righteous person sees his face blush in a dream, it means that he feels ashamed of something he did. If one’s face is soaking with sweat in a dream, it represents his modesty and reserve. If one is frowning, and if the color of his face turns red in the dream, it means that he may suffer from distress or losses. Frowning in someone’s face in a dream also means suffering at his hand. If a woman sees her face blackened with soot in a dream, it means the death of her husband. If she sees herself putting makeup and anointing herself with perfume in a dream, it means good news for her and for her husband. A smiling and a cheerful face in a dream connotes happiness and righteousness whether the person is alive or dead. The beauty of a woman’s face or that of a child in a dream means blessings. Having two faces in a dream mean a grievous and an woeful end, for God Almighty does not look at someone who has two faces. If a scholar sees himself having several faces in a dream, it means that he is utilizing his knowledge in various applications, or giving a subject several possible interpretations. A frowning face, a crying face, a scarred face, or the darkness of one’s face in a dream also mean loss of job, fear, or they could represent a liar. If the skin of one’s face is cracking in a dream, it denotes lack of modesty or absence of shame. A disgusting look on one’s face in a dream means loathsomeness, and loathsomeness in a dream represents a disgusting face.
This dream is favorable if you see happy and bright faces, but significant of trouble if they are disfigured, ugly, or frowning on you. To a young person, an ugly face foretells lovers’ quarrels | or for a lover to see the face of his sweetheart looking old, denotes separation and the breaking up of happy associations. To see a strange and weird-looking face, denotes that enemies and misfortunes surround you. Dreaming of seeing your own face, denotes unhappiness | and to the married, threats of divorce will be made. To see your face in a mirror, denotes displeasure with yourself for not being able to carry out plans for self-advancement. You will also lose the esteem of friends.