Pregnancy dreams reflect your excitement, fear, and apprehension about the physical and emotional changes happening inside you
During pregnancy, it’s common to have weird, strange dreams and frightening nightmares that might wake you up in cold sweat. Dreams sometimes leave you numb for a day and sometimes you have no idea what you dreamt about. Pregnancy can feel like an emotional roller coaster, it’s no surprise that your dreams may be more vivid and wild than usual. Pregnancy dreams reflect your excitement, fear, and apprehension about the physical and emotional changes happening to you. They point to certain themes that they believe are common to each stage of pregnancy.
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Here is the list of 5 weird dreams that you might encounter during pregnancy.
Common dreams and their meanings
Pregnancy is a time of both physical and emotional transformation for an expectant mom. You may feel tired, cranky and bloated, all while processing the ideas of pregnancy and what it means for the future. Pregnancy dreams often contain symbol and themes relevant to these changes. Common images include buildings, water, and even old partners. Before worrying what implications these references might have on your sanity, let’s first consider what’s really behind them.
Here are some common dreams and their meanings
The cheating husband
Dreams in which a husband having an affair is usually a sign that you’re feeling vulnerable and insecure. As your body changes, some women don’t feel attractive. They wonder if their husband still desires them and whether they’ll ever get their body back. Remember, dreams have no bearing on reality.
Many pregnant women report erotic dreams about former partners. Dreams that feature you getting together with an old boyfriend don’t mean that you secretly want that to happen. It can mean that you’re feeling ambivalent about your new role and upcoming responsibilities.
Small animals and insects
It’s common for women to dream about giving birth to small animal like a puppy. These dreams means there is the potential to provide unconditional love affection and to receive it from your baby.
Birthing big kids
Moms -to -be may also dream about giving birth to kids who already walk and talk. It may symbolize an awareness of how quickly time passes.
Swimming, drowning, standing
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A pregnant woman’s dreams include water throughout the nine month, though the water can take different forms.
A dream in which you are swimming could mean you’re trying to connect with your baby. Swimming could also mean that you’re trying to connect with the baby.
Drowning is another common image, which could mean you’re feeling overwhelmed. Or it could speak to your fear of having your water break in an inappropriate place.