Do you dream of being pregnant? Whether you desperately want a baby or do not plan on having one, you may sometimes find yourself dreaming that you’re expecting. Also, despite your feelings toward reproduction, pregnancy dreams are not necessarily directly associated with fertility and getting pregnant.
Instead, your pregnancy dreams may symbolize your feelings toward your goals in life or change. These types of dreams are usually linked to something else in your life that’s in its development or growing phase.
Furthermore, it often symbolizes your relationship with your creativity. So you may be physically pregnant in your dream, but that may direct you to a project or idea that’s been eating your mind. Having dreams like this can be a good opportunity to understand yourself further as a creative individual.
With that in mind, here are some possible meanings when you dream about being pregnant.
Here Are Some Common Pregnancy Dream Meanings
Dreaming of being pregnant usually signifies that you’re bringing something into the world. It can be any form of creative endeavor, from a new job or project to an excellent new idea that you’re about to give “birth.”
Growth and Development
Regardless of how far along you are with your pregnancy in your dream, it will have a direct reflection of how far you are in terms of the development and growth of things in your life. So if in your dream you are peeing on the stick, it may indicate that something is just about to begin. It can be about your career, personal life, and even spirituality.
Often, dreaming about pregnancy or giving birth means you’re about to start something. Basically, a dream about any phase of pregnancy means a new beginning or a new part of your life is on the way.
Dreaming about having a baby often means that you are growing as a person. Likewise, it’s a symbol of a new life for you. It is up to you, in your waking life, to figure out what that newness could be.
Divine Feminine And Motherhood Symbol
Pregnancy is synonymous with motherhood. Therefore it is not surprising that pregnancy symbolizes your maternal instincts and your mother. Moreover, the pregnancy you have maybe a representation of how you are questioning your ability as a mother (see also mother dream symbols) to your children.
Anxiety While Pregnant
Dreaming about being pregnant while you’re pregnant in real may mean the worries and concerns you have whether things will turn out throughout your pregnancy into your delivery.
However, if you feel anxious in your pregnancy dream and you’re not currently conceiving, it may be a symbol of your fear about following a new career path or starting a new project.
Dreaming Someone Else Is Pregnant
A dream where your friend or someone you know is the one pregnant may suggest that there’s a new side of your personality that is developing similar to that person’s personality. This is particularly true if you are always talking to that friend.
Moreover, it can symbolize change is on its way. Sometimes, it can also mean that you’re jealous of someone, or you may be comparing yourself to a certain person.
Pregnancy Dreams While Trying To Get Pregnant
If you are trying to conceive or not pregnant, dreaming of being pregnant does not mean that you may be expecting soon. Nevertheless, it may be a wish-fulfillment dream or may perhaps a precognitive dream indicating that you may be expecting.
A wish-fulfillment dream is one of the ways you can express to the universe what you want. On the other hand, a precognitive dream is any dreams that give you information about the future you wouldn’t otherwise have.
Although the majority of pregnancy dreams are wish-fulfillment than a precognitive one, it may still indicate that you’re on the right track in terms of getting pregnant in your waking life.
Additionally, if you’re having problems while trying to get pregnant, your dreams may help you determine the difficulties and feelings you’re having. Analyze your dream to see if it’s telling you something. Often, our dreams are trying to bring us messages of hope. Sometimes, they can also bring out your frustrations in life.
Here Are Some Tips To Help You Interpret Your Dream About Pregnancy
What are your thoughts about pregnancy?
We all have various views and opinions on pregnancy and about conceiving. For some, especially those couples who are trying very hard to get pregnant, it’s a very exciting journey. However, some people are terrified by the mere thought of it. This is especially true for those who do not want any children.
Hence, it’s important to have a look at yourself and what you personally think about getting pregnant or pregnancy in general. You may even consider writing down how you’d define pregnancy. Doing so can help you have a better perception regarding this dream symbol.
Are you currently pregnant?
Dreams about being pregnant while you are pregnant in your waking life are particularly vivid and strange. When you’re pregnant, your hormones are constantly changing. As a result, you’ll experience some really unusual dreams. Additionally, you may be feeling some anxieties over your pregnancy. You may be even wondering how a new child will affect your life.
But keep in mind that although dreams can be precognitive at times, they are typically not. Frequently, it’s a reflection of the inherent challenges and joys due to the mood swings and emotions that come with being pregnant.
So avoid worrying about the pregnancy dreams you have as much as you can. But if it’s still nagging your mind, do not think twice about mentioning it to your doctor.
Are you a man?
Men can also experience pregnancy dreams. Any man will be startled by this for sure. However, it’s a symbol of either your fear or desire to have kids in the future. It may also represent the maternal instinct missing in your life and trying to fulfill, unorthodoxly.
Still, for men, it usually implies a need to express his creativity, a new business, project, or idea.