Dream of a baby it can represent an immature aspect of herself or a new aspect of herself that is still maturing or developing. It can also symbolize a part of you that feels neglected or needs to be nurtured, loved, and accepted by you.
Alternatively, dreaming of a baby may represent someone who is acting like a baby or someone who is naive or innocent (possibly you).
A baby dream can also be prodromal and is telling you that you are pregnant.
Other meanings of dreaming of a baby
Changing a baby's diaper or seeing a baby that needs to be changed may suggest changes that you need to implement in some aspect of life or within yourself.
Dreams about babies dying can suggest that you are maturing and letting go of your baby thinking and behavior.
A dream about a drowning baby may suggest that your emotions are overwhelming you and that you are crying like a baby – you need help to avoid drowning in your emotions.
A sleeping baby can represent calmness, happiness and contentment with no worries in life and a clear conscience.
If you are trying to get pregnant in waking life, then dreaming of a baby may be a continuation of your waking thoughts; or desire fulfillment. It can also be a rehearsal dream, preparing you for when you get pregnant when you are awake.
Having baby dreams can also be due to fear of being or becoming pregnant, especially if you recently had unprotected sex and don't want to be pregnant.
Seeing baby animals in a dream can indicate that you are recognizing a basic animal instinct or behavior within you that is beginning to emerge and become stronger.
Consider your associations with the animal and its characteristics and traits for further analysis.
Meaning of the baby's gender in a dream
If you are a woman, a dream about a girl may represent your inner child or an aspect of yourself that needs to grow or mature. A dream about a baby boy may represent an aspect of your Animus that needs to be nurtured and encouraged to mature.
If you are a man, a dream about a girl may represent an aspect of your Anima that needs to be nurtured and encouraged to mature. A dream about a baby boy can represent your inner child or an aspect of yourself that needs to grow or mature.
Metaphors and figures of speech about babies
Here are some common idioms related to or referring to babies that may or may not make sense in the context of your dream. You can think of other people who can help you determine what your baby's dreams mean to you.
A cry baby (someone who complains or complains about anything)
Don't throw the baby out with the bathwater (Don't throw away anything of value in your rush to get rid of something you no longer need.)
How to take candy from a baby (it's easy)
A Baby Boomer (someone born between 1945 and 1965)
Left the baby in her arms (stuck in the care of someone else's responsibility)