To dream of children implies your desire to return to a more innocent time when you were not burdened by problems or troubles of the adult world. You want to enjoy life and be free of responsibilities and obligations. Perhaps there are goals that you regret not being able to achieve. You should allow this child to develop and see if there is some aspect of your life that needs to flourish.
To dream that your own grown children are still very young suggests that you are fearful of them not needing you in their life. You want them to always rely on you as a parent.
To dream that you are watching children that you do not know signifies that you possess some attribute or trait that has yet to be discovered.
To save a child represents your fear of losing some inner aspect of your personality or character.
To dream of being kidnapped symbolizes that you feel your freedom is being threatened. You need to remain calm and focused on your goals, despite someone attempting to deter or distract you.
A dream in which someone you know is kidnapped indicates that the person possesses qualities that you are choosing not to display yourself.
Kidnapping another person in a dream denotes that you are unfairly and forcibly holding on to something in your life. This may be as simple as your observations or outlooks.
To dream of your childhood implies that you are feeling overwhelmed with the issues you are facing in life. You want to revert back to a time where you don't have to handle important obligations. You seek emotional freedom. You may still be harboring concerns and issues from your past that you haven't yet been able to let go. Perhaps you haven't managed to merge the simplicity and ease of childhood into your current personality.
To dream of your own age means that you fear getting old. It could also indicate remorse or disappointment regarding some effort.
To dream that someone assumed your age is greater than it is, you may stumble upon a poor relationship.
To dream of a baby represents virtue, comfort, and starting over. Babies embody all aspects of your personality and character that are untainted and chaste.
If you see your own baby in the dream, it means you need to be more careful and concerned about yourself. Fragile and vulnerable aspects of you may present some difficulties down the road like adjusting to a new surrounding or society. If your baby is sick with a fever in the dream, then this implies emotional distress. If the baby's identity is unrecognizable in the dream, someone you've met briefly and thought was guilty or liable of something may actually be legitimate and innocent.
If you find a baby in your dream, this indicates that you possess the ability to discover suppressed attributes and talents within yourself. If you dream that you forgot you had a baby, then it implies your desire to conceal aspects of your life that you believe others will perceive as inadequate or insufficient.
If you are pregnant, then this dream may represent your fears of not receiving adequate care when you are ready to give birth. If you dream that you are on your way to the hospital to have a baby, then it represents your need for comfort and nurturing. You rely on others to help you achieve your goals. It's also possible that you want to avoid an obligation.
To dream of crying babies foretells of misfortunes, possible sicknesses, and hardships to come. To dream about a starving baby suggests that you are reliant on other people. You are lacking some aspect that must be satisfied urgently. To see a dead baby in your dream indicates that some attribute or feature that you possess no longer exists.
A bright, clean baby indicates that your life will be blessed with close relationships. If a woman dreams she is nursing a baby this can indicate that someone very close to her will betray her confidence.
To dream of an extremely small baby indicates that you are hesitant to allow others to see your true feelings and emotions. You don't want them to know that you need assistance, and so you tackle a problem independently. To dream that you are dipping a baby in and out of water implies that you wish that you didn't have to face such burdening obligations. It reverts your subconscious mind back to the warm and tender time spent in the womb before birth. This dream may be representative of your desire to seek for a place of solace and relief.
A waif or orphan is a symbol of prosperity, but only when you dream that you are caring for one.
Conversely, to dream of many unkempt and uncared for waifs is a warning; your life will soon see great disappointment and unhappiness.
To dream that you see or are a boy, when you are female, implies that you are in touch with the male traits of your personality. This dream may also symbolize how you feel about a prominent male in your life. Romantic feelings towards him may be transferring into your dreams. You may also be feeling nurturing and caring towards this boy.
To dream that you see or are a boy, when you are an adult male, indicates that you have a fun, energetic, and youthful side. It can also reflect undeveloped portions of your personality that you need to work on. There may also be attributes of your character that you don't yet realize or understand.
To dream that you are laboring implies that a future venture or endeavor will end positively.
To see men laboring in your dream indicates that you will gain prosperity and boast of a healthy life.
To dream of giving or viewing birth represents a flourishing suggestion or notion. It may also symbolize a new start or an anticipated occurrence. In addition, this dream could be tapping into more innocent and undeveloped characteristics that need to be nurtured. A more direct interpretation of this dream may mean that you are nervous about having a child or you are impatient for this to happen.
To dream that you are giving birth to a non-human creature indicates that you have great concerns regarding your child's well-being. You are being extremely paranoid that your child will be born with serious disabilities. If you are not pregnant, then this could symbolize anxieties you hold regarding a task or obligation that you are in charge of. You wish to grow to your full potential and be able to defeat any obstacles that may get in your way. In particular, if you dream that you are giving birth to a monster, it indicates that you are not yet ready to communicate your feelings because you feel that others will not consent.
To dream that the mother dies during birth symbolizes a drastic change or alteration. The dream suggests that you are discarding an old attitude or belief and adopting a new one. This could be a major decision that will greatly affect your future.
To dream about a girl indicates the side of you that is pure, frisky, and trusting. You may have been acting a bit too prematurely.
To dream about a girl that you just met suggests that you have concerns and fears about whether she thought well of you. If you dream that she does not like you, then this may be a way for you to decide to not pursue anything beyond simple friendship.
For a man to dream that he is a girl indicates that he wishes to become an actor that plays only female roles.
To dream of an orphan represents worries of desertion and feelings of solitude and rejection.
A dream of yourself consoling orphans shows your sympathy for sadness experience by others. This will move you to sacrifice personal pleasures in order to extend assistance to those in need.