To dream of giving birth represents the beginning of a new situation, relationship, or phase of your life. It may also reflect new ideas or projects. A change has occurred in the dreamer’s life. People who are graduating, starting a new career, starting or ending a relationship or moving often dream of giving birth. Ask yourself what is new in your life?
Alternatively, dreaming about may reflect an awakening or new era of your life. Graduating to a new level of responsibility.
Negatively, giving may reflect the beginning of a new problem or fear. A negative situation is coming to life. Feeling powerless to stop yourself from making a situation worse. Growing pains.
Example: A woman dreamed of having an unpleasant birth. In waking life she started to chastise her teenage son for his growing disrespectful behavior and it began to blow up in her face. The unpleasant birth reflected her feelings about herself graduating to a higher level of motherly responsibility as her son grew into an unpredictable teenager requiring more tough love.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of giving baby. In waking life she fell in love with a new man after years of being divorced.