Q. What does it mean to have dreams about being pregnant?

Answered by
Dr. Uzma Arqam
and medically reviewed by Dr. Divya Banu M
This is a premium question & answer published on Nov 10, 2019

Hello doctor,

Why are dreams about being pregnant so common? What might a dream about being pregnant mean? What might it mean if you are not trying or wanting to be pregnant in real life? Or, conversely, if you do want to be pregnant in real life?



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Dreams about pregnancy ,conception are more common in women that have been trying to conceive for long time and remained unsuccessful or had bad obstetric history like multiple miscarriages, intrauterine fetal deaths, still births, newborn baby 's death or ladies have been unable to have proper sex life or could not be able to conceive due to hard job, responsibilities, financial or health issues, etc.

In above all cases anxiety is major factor, dreaming about happy married life, having conception or baby or taking care of a beautiful child or own his or her is greatest dream in most of the women that is why it is so common and should be I think. Being pregnant in dreams is to hoping a healthy happy married life in normal ladies or in previous bad obstetrics history it is really major concern who used to try and struggle for normal healthy baby. Similarly who want to be pregnant or those who does not want to be pregnant both can dream of conception but for both categories feeling would be different, in ladies who want to conceive it is dreaming their wish as those who are not prepared for pregnancy or does not want it dreaming conception could be threat as to have proper precautions to avoid it like proper regular intake of Contraceptives to have emergency contraceptive if missed pills or if got symptoms of pregnancy unexpectedly then as anxiety.

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