To dream that you are pregnant symbolises an aspect of yourself or some aspect of your personal life that is growing and developing. You may not be ready to talk about it or act on it. Being pregnant in your dream may also represent the birth of a new idea, direction, project or goal. Dreaming that you did not realize you were pregnant implies that you are in denial about something. You also have a tendency to ignore things until it is right in front of you. Alternatively, if you are trying to get pregnant, then the dream may be a wish fulfillment. If you are not trying to get pregnant, but dream that you are, then it symbolises fear of new responsibilities.
To dream that you are pregnant with the baby dying inside of you suggests that a project you had put a lot of effort into is falling apart and slowly deteriorating. Nothing is working out the way you had anticipated. Dreaming of a pregnant belly being violently ripped or cut open implies that you are unprepared for the new changes in your life. You feel that you are thrown into a situation that you cannot control.
To dream that someone else is pregnant indicates that you are experiencing a closer connection to this person. To dream that your girlfriend or significant other is pregnant with someone else’s baby implies that your significant other is moving toward a different direction than you envisioned. The two of you no longer share common goals.
If you are really pregnant and have this dream, then it represents your anxieties about the pregnancy. If you are in your first trimester of pregnancy, then your dreams tend to be about tiny creatures, fuzzy animals, flowers, fruit and water. In the second trimester, dreams will reflect anxieties about being a good mother and concerns about possible complications with the birth. Dreams of giving birth to a non-human baby are also common during this period of the pregnancy. Finally, in the third trimester, dreams consists of labor, being attacked or something happening to the baby. As your body changes and grows, dreams of whales, elephants and dinosaurs and other larger animals may also start appearing at this stage of pregnancy. *Please see also Birth. View Dream Bank: “Pregnant Mother” and “Birth To Twins”
If you are pregnant and dream of the gender of the baby, then the dream reflects your waking preoccupation with the gender of the baby. It is normal to wonder whether you are having a boy or a girl. In fact, when others find out that you are pregnant, they often ask if you are having a boy or a girl. There is no evidence that dreams can “tell” you the sex of the baby.