Babies are a symbol of innocence, gentleness, love, and new beginnings.
They symbolize purity, vulnerability, and helplessness. Babies are a sign of new ideas and progress.
They always symbolize development and growth. They also signify new abilities, but also things and people who need care and nurturing.
Babies are a sign of inexperience and insecurity.
In dreams, babies have similar meanings and the meanings differ, depending on the details of your dream.
Dreams about holding a baby in general
Dreams where you or someone else is holding a baby are usually related to the subject of protection and taking care of someone.
Babies are completely incapable of taking care of themselves and they rely solely on the help and protection of adults, whether it is their parents, grandparents, siblings, or other people.
They are so dependent on other people’s help, that they wouldn’t be able to survive if they lacked such a support.
Dreams about holding babies often reveal some issues regarding the dreamer’s sense of responsibility and protective urges.
If, for example, you dreamed about dropping your or someone’s baby on the ground, the dream usually indicates the person’s irresponsibility in some situation or problem they need to handle.
It is a common dream with parents with new born babies, due to their fear of not being able to handle their children properly and not being a good enough parent.
Forgetting babies somewhere has a similar meaning, and often indicates the person’s irresponsibility in some situation, or it could indicate feelings of guilt for abandoning an important project you were very keen on doing successfully.
In general, neglecting babies in a dream usually reveals the person is neglecting some important things and responsibilities. It is a sign of ignoring some crucial matters in life and jeopardizing their existence.
Again, all these dreams have a common subject, which is the person behaving irresponsibly in some situations.
A dream of holding a baby is most likely a good omen, and often indicates protection the person receives in some risky situations.
In general, when the dream is a happy one and the dreamer is happy because they are holding a baby, the dream is a very fortunate sign, and indicates happy news and satisfaction and harmony in life.
This could often be a sign of fortunate gains the dreamer could experience in the near future.
If you had this dream, it could mean that you will soon acquire something you have longed for a long time, especially if during the dream you were happy and satisfied. A dream of holding a baby is often a sign of wealth and abundance present in your life or coming to your life soon.
For people who are expecting an answer to their romantic proposal, the dream about holding a baby is a good sign, and indicates that the person will agree to meet them.
In some cases, a dream about holding a baby could be a sign of new beginning in some area of their lives, especially love or professional life. Sometimes it indicates finding a solution to a long-term problem.
Possible scenarios of dreams about holding a baby
Dreaming of holding a baby (for single people) – If you are single and you don’t have a family yet, the dream of holding a baby could reveal your strong desire to be in a relationship with someone and start a family together.
A dream of holding a baby in this case, doesn’t have to reveal your desire to have children.
In fact, it could indicate some idea or plan you have and you are working on steps to put it into fruition.
This dream could sometimes indicate encountering difficulties you cannot control.
Dreaming of holding a baby (for people in relationship) – If you are in a relationship and you don’t have children yet, the dream could reveal your disappointment with your current partner and the relationship you two have.
Holding a baby could also be a sign of depression and dissatisfaction with your current love life conditions.
Maybe your partner doesn’t want to have children, and you desire them, or vice versa, but children could be an obstacle to the progress of your relationship in some way, and they could be the reason why your relationship could end eventually.
In some cases, you and your partner could both want children, but you have a difficulty becoming parents, and that could be the reason why you feel so bad and disappointed in regards to the subject of children.
Sometimes, this dream doesn’t have anything to do with children, and it speaks about some project or plan you have which involves your partner, and it is still in the preparation phase.
Dreaming of holding a baby (for married people) – If you are married and you dreamed about holding a baby, the dream is usually a sign of conflicts in your marriage, that you could easily overcome with sincerity and trust.
Dreaming of holding a baby (for students) – If you are a student, preparing to take an exam, and you dreamed about holding a baby, the dream is usually not a good sign, and could indicate your lack of faith in the results, as well as failing the exam.
Dreaming of holding a baby (for people who plan a travel) – If you dreamed of holding a baby in your hand and you are preparing to go to on a trip, the dream is usually a sign that your trip shall be delayed for some reason, but not for a long time.
Dreaming of holding a baby (for entrepreneurs and business people) – For entrepreneurs and businessman dreaming of holding a baby, the dream is usually a good sign, indicating an upcoming financial success.
They could expect more fortunate opportunities to invest and gain a substantial profit they could receive a profit from their previous investments, or experience some other circumstances which will increase their wealth.
This dream is a sign of prosperous projects and endeavors that are destined to be a success.
It is also a sign of fortunate investments with the help of the dreamer’s powerful contacts. It could also signify acquiring some valuable property or successfully managing a business, possibly through some crisis.
Dreaming of holding a baby (for unmarried men) – If an unmarried man dreams about holding a baby in his arms, the dream is usually a good sign, and portends a good fortune following him in his future endeavors.
If there’s something he is planning on doing in the near future, the dream is a sign that his actions will be successful and he will succeed in his intentions.
This dream is a good sign to start working on some endeavor or project because it predicts their success.
Dreaming of holding a baby boy in your hands – If you dreamed of holding a baby boy in your hands, the dream is a good sign and most likely indicates the success of your wishes and fulfillment of your desires. Sometimes, this dream indicates a fortunate change in your love relationship.
In some cases, holding a baby boy in a dream could be a sign of some health issues, and it would be advisable to pay more attention to your physical wellbeing and the signs your body is sending you.
Dreaming of holding a baby boy (for people in relationship) – If you are in a relationship and had a dream about holding a baby boy, the dream is possibly a warning sign in relations to your relationship.
It could be going through crisis and you might experience disputes with your partner which could jeopardize your relationship if you don’t take the time to clear the issues you have with your partner.
If you neglect the warning signs you are clearly receiving, you might end up losing your partner.
The sooner you gain the courage and confront the problems you have with your partner, the sooner you will be able to resolve these issues and enjoy the harmony and peace of your love.
Dreaming of holding a baby girl in your hands – If you dreamed of holding a baby girl in your hands, that dream is usually a sign of worry, and could signify arguments and disputes in the upcoming days.
This could also be a sign of health issues you could experience in the upcoming days, and it is advisable to pay more attention to your overall health. In some cases, holding a baby girl in your dream could be a sign of obstacles at work or in your career, or in relations to searching for a new job opportunity.
Sometimes, a dream of holding a baby girl could indicate some beneficial changes you will go through with a help of some friend or trusted person.
Dreaming of holding a baby girl in your hands (for single people) – For a single person to have a dream of holding a baby girl in their hands, the dream could often be a sign of an upcoming travel. This could also mean the change of the way of thinking in relations to their love life.
Dreaming of holding a baby’s hand while learning to walk – If you dreamed of holding a baby’s hand, helping it to walk the dream is a good sign in general and it often signifies the possibility of receiving a visit from some dear guests in the upcoming days.
Dreaming of holding a baby pooping – If you dreamed of holding a baby pooping, that dream is usually a good sign, and it indicates receiving help from good friends when needed. It is a sign of having many friends which love and respect you very much.
Dreaming of holding a baby peeing – If you dreamed of holding a baby peeing, that dream could signify an opportunity of doing some business abroad and earning a substantial amount of money. It usually indicates good results of your actions.
Dreaming of picking up a baby and holding it in your arms – A dream where you picked up a baby and held it in your arms is usually a good sign, and indicates financial prosperity and good luck.
This dream could be a sign of profit and possibly increase in your savings. It could be a warning against lending your money to others because the chances are high of not receiving the loan back.
Dreaming of holding a baby crying – If you dreamed of holding a baby which was crying, the dream could indicate being able to avoid some unpleasant situations or encounters with some people.