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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    Centia

    January 16, 2020 at 12:36 am

    I dreamed that I had a baby girl aged around 3-5,for some reason I don’t know she wasn’t with me but then I battled this couple that had my child,I then got her,picked her in my arms and said “finally I have you my baby,mama loves you” I was so happy beyond words that I could feel it even after waking up.I could clearly see ‘my daughter’s face’ she was vibrant.I still can’t get her out of my mind.Mind you am only 20 and not even trying to have a child,please explain this dream for me

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      January 17, 2020 at 2:17 pm

      Perhaps the dream child represents your younger self and the kind of love and happiness your inner self needs to find in your waking life. The child could also represent some kind of transformation that you’d like to have in your waking life as well.

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    Beth

    January 12, 2020 at 2:16 am

    I gave birth in a family members house and my partner helped deliver it. It was an extremely easy birth, no complications, basically fell right out! Can’t remember too much but it was rather real.

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      web admin

      January 12, 2020 at 11:03 pm

      Giving birth often represents a transformation or life change of some kind, so this dream most likely shows a change approaching in your life. It seems like you have the support you need to easily navigate the change since your family members and partner are there supporting you in the dream.

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    Atieno

    January 9, 2020 at 4:44 am

    I dreamed that I watched someone giving birth, then my son and I took the baby with us. The birth was easy but really messy, then the mother walked away. There was also a second child who was dirty from being born. What could this mean?

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      web admin

      January 9, 2020 at 7:11 pm

      Birth is often a sign of change. Perhaps this shows a change approaching that will affect you and your son. It may be messy to get through at times, but it doesn’t sound like a negative change based on your dream.

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    Josie

    January 6, 2020 at 12:18 pm

    I dreamt that I gave birth without pain to a little girl called Hessian Rose….. Completely random as I don’t have children, not trying and would never call a child that. What does it mean?

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      web admin

      January 6, 2020 at 7:47 pm

      Giving birth may represent a great change or adjustment in your life. This could be anything from starting a new job to growing up. It could also literally represent a desire to have a child, although the name could be completely random.

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        Josie

        January 8, 2020 at 2:08 pm

        I am planning on setting up a new business

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    Fiona

    January 5, 2020 at 11:47 am

    Im single and had a dream giving birth to a baby, didnt feel any pain it felt an easy birth but while giving birth people around me were saying it is a girl I insisted no its a boy like i didnt want it to be a girl. I had a boy with clothes holding him in my hands like it was a big baby already in clothes didnt see his face or stuff like that but I gave birth to baby and afterwards was like I was having a big baby boy on my hands. What might that mean?

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      web admin

      January 6, 2020 at 8:43 pm

      Birth is the ultimate transformation, so perhaps this dream represents a change approaching in your life. The fact that you were certain the baby would be a boy may mean you feel certain about how the change will affect you, even if that puts you at odds with everyone else around you.

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    Joeros John Precillo

    December 28, 2019 at 1:29 pm

    Got this dream just a while ago. I am helplessly trying to walk in a road full of mud when a car pass with me.Just ahead of me, the car stop and the side door open. When I check it,I saw the a female in the backseat (only one) about to deliver a baby. Half of the baby’s body (head front) is hanging already in the mother’s part. I was shocked and try to help her and the mother was able to deliver it safely. I grab the two feet and hang it up (like lion ling). I saw some villagers (2-5 persons) and shouted for hell but they ignored us. And that’s the time and I was angered by it and confront the villagers.

    What’s the meaning of it? As what I read above, tiring delivery means misfortune. Am I going to experience misfortune this year? Would appreciate if someone can explain it. Sorry for my bad english. Thanks

    • web admin

      web admin

      January 2, 2020 at 4:22 pm

      This dream could be an indication of your thoughts regarding pregnancy. Rather than misfortune, you should expect that an important change will occur this year.

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    Vineeth s

    December 27, 2019 at 5:24 pm

    dream of my mother having a difficult and sudden child birth.child is still inside her.i am crying continuously and waked up.please interpret it.

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      web admin

      January 3, 2020 at 8:20 pm

      This dream could be an indication of your knowledge of the medical complications that may arise during pregnancy. Nourish your relationship with your mother by spending additional time together.

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    Janten

    December 26, 2019 at 11:24 pm

    My dream was a scene of me after giving birth. Like i need to medicate the wound on the tummy from caesarian operation. I also wrapped my waist with a cloth and make sure that my tummy wont potrude.

    • web admin

      web admin

      December 27, 2019 at 7:06 pm

      This dream is either a memory or a thought related to Caesarian birth. It is clear that you are interested in caring for your body. Ensure that this dream guides you to share your kindness and compassion at all times.

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    Joseoh

    December 14, 2019 at 5:01 am

    I’m a 19 year old male & I dreamt that I delivered a baby very easily, the child literally slid out into my hands. The person giving birth is real but I cannot remember who it was at all. And also the birth happened in some sort of transport vehicle; either a train or maxi. The person was also very happy when I delivered the child

    • web admin

      web admin

      January 5, 2020 at 10:56 am

      You may be interested in having a child or you may know someone who is pregnancy. You will find great benefit in sharing your kindness and compassion at all times.

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    Inga

    October 2, 2019 at 11:02 pm

    I dreamt I was assisting a family friend give birth to twins. It was an easy and satisfying birth. When the first baby came out, the second one was on their way out and that caught me by surprise, in a good way. I didn’t know she was having twins. One of the newborns had to be rapped with sheep’s skin as it was the only thing there to wrap and keep her warm with. The newborns were both girls. The birth took place on a dirt road.

    • web admin

      web admin

      December 30, 2019 at 10:30 am

      Giving birth is often a sign of change or creative expression. In this case, the change may be something you sense happening in your friend’s life or something that may be occurring in your relationship with each other.

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    Aria Allen Vi

    October 2, 2019 at 5:05 am

    In my dream i saw my sister giving birth to a baby boy but in my dream there was a lot of blood and we had to keep him in a bucket with water to get rid of the blood and finally wrapped him in a towel and he stopped bleeding and yawned happily and never once did he cry he was happy i found it so creepy that i still have chills….

    Ps. My sister does indeed have a son and he was born not too early but i was not there with her nor have i seen her child yet.

    • web admin

      web admin

      December 30, 2019 at 9:13 am

      Pregnancy and giving birth often represent changes. In this case, the change may be difficult to make, which is why the birth process was so traumatic in the dream. It is also entirely possible that the dream just reflects the fact that she did actually give birth to a son, although you weren’t actually there to see it.

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    Jordan

    October 1, 2019 at 7:37 am

    I’m about to be 27, I’ve never given birth and I’m single. I had a dream that I was floating in space and a star entered my womb. I watched the light come towards me and enter through my stomach. I became pregnant, nurtured my womb, and then I gave birth alone in the vacuum of space to the Earth. I could feel everything… the joy of the pregnancy, the pain of giving birth, and the love of my baby, which was Earth. It was a bizarre dream and I can’t stop thinking about it.

    • web admin

      web admin

      December 28, 2019 at 11:49 pm

      This is a particularly powerful dream. This is related to your understanding of your place in the universe, and it is also an indication of your spiritual beliefs. This incredibly positive dream will guide you in a positive direction throughout your life. The pregnancy aspect of this dream is an indication of your understanding of creation and life.

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    Aaliyah

    September 27, 2019 at 2:44 pm

    Hello, hi my name is Aaliyah, I just recently had a dream about DAT I have long hair in the front and short hair in the back, and I was happy and smiling. And then day dream ended and I was asking my brother for shoes and he told mi go asks my mother. What does dis means

    • web admin

      web admin

      December 28, 2019 at 1:27 am

      The hair aspect of your dream seems to be a sign that you are considering making a change in your life. Your hair is often a manifestation of how you display yourself to the outside world. The conversation between you and your brother could be a reflection of the relationship between you and your family members. If there is something that you want to do with your life, then you may want to speak with your mother about her thoughts and feelings.

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    Dorothy Danso

    September 26, 2019 at 11:58 pm

    I had a dream that my younger sister who is single has given birth to a beautiful baby girl. The family was happy but we weren’t sure of who the father of the baby was.
    What does it mean ,please.

    • web admin

      web admin

      December 28, 2019 at 1:12 am

      Your dream is a reflection of your thoughts regarding pregnancy. It is possible that you are aware that your sister is interested in having a child. You may be interested in having children as well. You may believe that your sister is promiscuous, or you are thinking about the personal lives of other social and emotional relationships. Regardless, nourish your relationship with your sister by spending additional time with her in person.

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    Mandy

    September 24, 2019 at 12:44 am

    Last night dreamt inwithnessed the birth of a bdby boy. I myself am not pregnant and have a son. What can this mean. It’s the third time I dreamt of witnessing a birth

    • web admin

      web admin

      December 24, 2019 at 11:38 am

      You may be thinking about having a child. It is possible that you are aware that someone in your life is pregnant at this time. If you feel that there is a specific action that you should take, then do whatever you feel is appropriate.

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    kayla

    September 21, 2019 at 10:56 pm

    I dreamt that i was pregnant and about to give birth on a bed with some help from my aunty,i was nervous and after that realised i wasnt pregnant,what does that mean?

    • web admin

      web admin

      December 23, 2019 at 5:50 pm

      Pregnancy is often a sign of transformation, so your dream probably means that you sense a coming change or transformation in your life (probably not a pregnancy, but it’s always possible). The fact that you suddenly end up not being pregnant may mean that you don’t want any changes in your life and wish you could stop them from happening.

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      ANNE MARIE

      December 24, 2019 at 5:01 am

      I dream of my cousin pushing out a baby and I was shouting for help that she had a miscarriage but the baby was surrounded by water and the baby was beautiful and I wanted to carry nut she did not and I tried. What it means

      • web admin

        web admin

        December 24, 2019 at 8:48 am

        The dream seems to indicate that you sense an approaching change in your cousin’s life. It is also possible that the change involves the relationship between you and your cousin–it may be transforming, growing or changing in some way because pregnancy dreams typically reflect an approaching change.

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    Milo

    September 20, 2019 at 10:52 am

    Hello, I am 16. I haven’t had any children. I have had another dream about giving birth to another deer/human species to adapt to the planet and I was being inseminated with this alien DNA by my father. The first two times the alien had died and I felt the miscarriage. I felt the pain of it all and I had gone into a mild depression but, I tried to not focus on my personal feelings and more on the fact of saving the human race. The third time we did the experiment had gone correctly and I had moved to Spain to raise the new creature and get a degree. Last night I had a dream where I was pregnant for 9 months and was happy. I didn’t know the father but, it didn’t matter to me or the people around me. I was on a swamp/lake house in the country. I gave birth but, I didn’t remember any of it and the baby wasn’t there. I forgot all about it. A few days later my grandmother had the baby in her arms singing a lullaby. I asked her who’s it was and she said it was mine. Then I suddenly was back in time when I’m giving birth but, it was different. I was in a bathroom with red towels on it and I remember pushing but no pain and I had a baby girl, Mia, raised her for 5 years and then woke up.

    • web admin

      web admin

      December 23, 2019 at 2:07 pm

      Pregnancies often reflect major changes and transitions in life. In this case, your pregnancy may be a sign that you are undergoing a change in your waking life. It may feel completely unfamiliar, which is why you were pregnant with an unfamiliar species in your dream. Neither pregnancy seems particularly traumatic or difficult, so your subconscious mind must sense that you have the ability to navigate this major life change in your waking life, even if it is an unfamiliar one.

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    Shawna P

    September 18, 2019 at 1:20 am

    I had a dream where I was with my mother then felt something looked down and seen a baby head. My mother went to get towels or blanket. It didn’t hurt then I had the baby in my hand and there was blood or fluid on the baby eyes and stomach. I tried to clean it off when it didn’t cry I rub his chest, he started moving then cried and I woke up 😐 What does that mean!?!

    • web admin

      web admin

      December 21, 2019 at 5:27 pm

      The dream seems to show an approaching change in your life, although not necessarily a pregnancy. While the change may come as a surprise like the change in your dream, it seems like your subconscious mind is confident that you will be able to adjust to it once it happens.

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    pavani

    September 17, 2019 at 7:32 pm

    I m married and 22 year old…planning for a pregnancy..in dream I gave birth for a baby girl very easily without pain….

    • web admin

      web admin

      December 21, 2019 at 5:22 pm

      The fact that you are actually planning for a pregnancy means this kind of dream may just be simple wish fulfillment. Pregnancy often means a transformation or change in your dreams, so the dream may mean you are planning for a major change in your waking life.

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        Rosie

        December 23, 2019 at 4:14 am

        I’m 11 and I had a dream my also 11 year old friend was giving birth even though previously in the dream she had not shown any sign s of pregnancy in the dream I was happy and wanted to look after the baby after the birth I did not find out the babies gender in the dream but only the second half was in the hospital the first half was outside school and on a bus rushing to the hospital with all my friends another of my friends was also helping with the birth what does it mean?

        • web admin

          web admin

          December 24, 2019 at 9:11 am

          Pregnancy is often symbolic of a transformation. In this case, you may sense some kind of approaching change or transformation for your friend in real life, so you dreamed that she was pregnant.

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    Brittany

    September 17, 2019 at 8:08 am

    I’m 23 years old, never dated, never had children, yet I keep having this reoccurring dream that I’m pregnant or in labor. In the dream, my friends and family are all happy for me, they are encouraging and they are elated. Over time, my attitude about the situation has changed. It used to frighten me at first, as I felt I was too young, still had to finish school, and there was no father. Recently, I’ve actually been happy and relaxed. The other night, I finally gave birth to four sons and actually saw them and held them. What might that mean?

    • web admin

      web admin

      December 20, 2019 at 9:42 pm

      Pregnancy and birth are typically a sign of transformation and change. It seems like you are coming to terms with changes in your life and accepted the fact that you are now an adult. As you mentioned, you even felt happy and relaxed in your more recent dreams.

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