What Does It Mean When You Dream About Giving Birth?

By on September 4, 2017

This can be an odd dream to have. If you have given birth to children before, then it could be just a blend of your subconscious memories. If you have never given birth before though, having this type of dream could really confuse it. Normally, giving birth in a dream does not mean that you will actually give birth soon in real life. Instead, this dream type is associated with a variety of different dream interpretations.

 Dream About Giving Birth

When you dream about giving birth, it can mean that you are facing great changes in your normal life. You may feel like a new beginning is just around the corner, and you are ready for the emotional, spiritual or physical transformation. If you dream about pregnancy as well, it can mean that great events and changes are just around the corner. If you actually are pregnant though, a dream about giving birth may just be due to your expectations and fears for the future. We will also cover the common variations and interpretations of this dream meaning.

1. Witnessing the Birth of a Child

If you watch someone else giving birth in a dream, it means that you will soon have financial success. If a woman dreams about giving birth, it may represent a sense of happiness or contentment.

2. Lonely Women

If someone is lonely and female, dreaming about giving birth means that she feels like there are rumors about her in real life. When a man dreams that he is giving birth, it means that he is about to go through a difficult time socially or at work.

3. Helping With the Birth

Helping someone to give birth represents abundance and a sense of honor. When there is a good birth, it is a symbol of creativity, happiness and luck. Meanwhile, a difficult birth indicates major issues that you will have to overcome. If the birth in the dream is quite tiring, it may indicate that there are complications ahead of you in life. If the birth is unexpected, it may be a sign of misfortune.

4. Gender

It is said that giving birth to a girl in the dream means that you will soon be free of all of your troubles. If you give birth to a boy, it is said to represent tiredness and fatigue. Having twins symbolizes abundance and wealth. An easy birth also means joy and good luck.

5. You Are Giving Birth

When you are giving birth in the dream, it may mean that you have a new attitude toward life. You recognize that you must make efforts to achieve your dreams and take responsibility for your part in each situation. If you are a single woman, an old wives’ tale says that you will first experience sadness and misfortune before experiencing happiness.

Helping With the Birth

Other Dream Interpretations

Often, giving birth signals that there is good news arriving from abroad or exceptionally good luck. It can mean that good health and financial improvements are in your future. If you hear that someone else has given birth, it means that you will soon be saved from a difficult or complicated situation. It may also mean that you will achieve the success that you have been waiting so long for.

At its heart, giving birth is the ultimate transformation. From the love of two people, an entire other being is born. It is the ultimate new beginning and transformation. As such, a happy birth tends to represent abundance, new beginnings and the ability to work toward what you want.

Obviously, the ultimate meaning of the dream depends on what interpretation you give the dream. If a friend recently gave birth in your waking life, then the dream may just be representing some of the subconscious thoughts, feelings and memories that are going through your head. If you want to start a family, the dream may even be directly related to your desire to have children of your own. To really figure out what your dream means, you ave to figure out the situation in the dream, how you felt in the dream and who was involved. Then, you have to decide how these factors relate to your waking life. By doing this, you can create your own, individualized dream interpretation.

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    Donna

    April 20, 2019 at 12:10 pm

    I had a dream of giving birth to myself in a dirty bathroom. Im not even pregnant and just given birth to a now 5 month old boy. In my dream, Im talking to a lady and telling her that I am not having hard time giving birth and did try it on mysef. I even suction the nose of the baby after it came out.

    • web admin

      web admin

      April 20, 2019 at 10:17 pm

      Your dream could be a reflection of the birth of your child. The presence of yourself in your dream could be a sign of the benefit of looking inward. Ensure that your dream guides you to share your kindness and compassion with everyone in your life. Determine what you want for your future, and take appropriate action. Have a great day, Donna!

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    Lauren

    April 20, 2019 at 2:42 am

    I had a dream last night that I gave birth to a baby yet I had to deliver the baby myself. I felt absolutely no pain and it came out in one effortless push. I cut the umbilical cord myself picked up the baby and began to carry out my normal life as if nothing happened. As people started to appear in my dream, I would show them my baby and they would show no interest and ignore me. I’ve hardly discussed pregnancy with anyone and I don’t have a partner. This is quite a frightening dream for me and I want to know what it could mean for my future etc.

    Could you possibly help with interpretation please?

    • web admin

      web admin

      April 20, 2019 at 9:25 pm

      Dreams about pregnancy may be manifestations of your desires. It is possible that you spoke with someone about children or childbirth. The shows that you watch could have influenced this dream as well. Make a decision about what you want for your future, and take appropriate action. Have a great day, Lauren!

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    Lilly

    April 14, 2019 at 12:16 am

    I dreamt that I was pregnant and once I gave birth to this boy, I fell inlove instantly, I was in awe. It was a happy dream. But Im only 19 and I’ve never talked about pregnancy or even thought about it before gng to sleep.

    • web admin

      web admin

      April 14, 2019 at 3:25 pm

      Your dream is a reflection of various influences in your life. You are aware of pregnancy, and it is possible that you recently spoke with someone about children or childbirth. Take this time to determine what you want for your future, and take appropriate action. Ensure that you share your kindness and compassion with everyone in your life. Have a great day, Lilly!

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    Sharon

    April 13, 2019 at 11:02 pm

    I had two dreams back to back, the first one where I am getting married, even thou I am a single woman, and a very sweet friend offers to walk me down the aisle, cause I don’t have a father and I’m teary eyed. But my wedding takes place at sunset overlooking the ocean. And it’s all a happy time. I only see myself walking down the aisle, after that nothing. And the second dream was that a woman was giving birth in front of me. And the baby just popped out. And then she and her family looks at me as though telling me it was demonstration, to my surprise the doctor asks me to do the same. To stand or sit in the same position so it will be as easy. I squat where I am standing. And my baby pops out of me painlessly too. I mean.. I feel a lil nauseated and a lil slight cramp, but that’s that. My family is supporting me, the doctor was very well versed with what he wanted me to do and humble. And I did exactly that! Everything was happy happy. I felt extremely fulfilled.

    • web admin

      web admin

      April 14, 2019 at 3:08 pm

      Your two dreams are manifestations of your thoughts regarding marriage and pregnancy. It is possible that you are interested in taking another step regarding your relationships at this time. Make a decision about what you want for your future, and take appropriate action. Ensure that you share your kindness and compassion with everyone in your life. Have a great day, Sharon!

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    Saher

    April 12, 2019 at 9:12 pm

    I saw that I already have a year old son and have given birth to a son in a normal delivery very easily but a little pain which is just negligible. And take care of the baby and feeling proud that I have two sons(however in real I am un married).relatives which I don’t know come to see the new born boy and me and I used to normally walk in house easily and preventing myself from cold as it might affect my body but yet I am quite healthy In dream and satisfied

    • web admin

      web admin

      April 13, 2019 at 9:03 pm

      Your dream is a reflection of various influences in your life. It is possible that you are interested in having a child. You may recently have spoken with someone about children or pregnancy. There may be someone in your life that you are interested in having a child with. Take this time to make a decision about what you want for your future. Ensure that you share your kindness and compassion with everyone in your life, as this will draw positive people and energy toward you. Have a great day, Saher!

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    Agnieszka

    April 10, 2019 at 2:50 pm

    Just had a dream of being pregnant (no idea with whom) along with three other friends (or family members) – looked / felt like was kind of close to them, but can’t really remember who they exactly were … same time 3 of us and quite advanced pregnancy too. Then 3 of us were giving birth same 1 room same time, their labour went well (one after another) , I was the 3rd one to do it and somehow I was not able to deliver. But it looked like I was not ready yet, although I kind of expected as big belly and two other familiar women were doing so …. I’ve kind of friend, yet couldn’t… so I stopped and was wondering why I can not deliver yet? Then the dream ended. We were all quite happy healthy and all in my dream. Although I couldn’t figure out fully who am I pregnant with or what all 3 same time same due time etc
    Any help with interpretation please?

    • web admin

      web admin

      April 10, 2019 at 11:20 pm

      Your dream may be a reflection of your thoughts regarding pregnancy. There may be other people in your life that you recently had conversations with regarding children. There could be someone in your life who is pregnant or who recently gave birth. The women in your dream seem to be manifestations of various people in your life. Ensure that your dream guides you to share your kindness and compassion at all times. Have a great day, Agnieszka!

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    Jessica

    April 10, 2019 at 6:10 am

    I had a dream about giving birth. I broke waters and I delivered while standing, and almost no pain was involved. I tried to prevent the baby from falling, but he ended up on the floor. A friend of mine tore the placenta so the boy could breath… I was with my family and boyfriend, but was weird.

    • web admin

      web admin

      April 10, 2019 at 11:02 pm

      Your dream could be a reflection of various influences in your life. It is possible that you are thinking about pregnancy. You may have someone in your life who has recently given birth. You may have spoken about children with someone in your life. Take this time to determine what you want for your future, and take appropriate action. Have a great day, Jessica!

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