Dreams and Pregnancy

Dreams during pregnancy provide a window on the dreaming process: they sometimes symboize the pregnancy, the anxieties, the relationship to the husband, the relationship to the new child...

These dreams provide a sense that the dreaming process represents both the physiological and psychological processes within the person...

Patricia Garfield provides an excellent review of the symbols and processes of pregnancy and childbirth:

(from Women's Bodies, Women's Dreams).

Other sources of information about pregnancy and dreaming include:




The Mother-to-Be's Dream Book, Raina M. Paris

Dream Wisdom, Alan Siegel, Ph.D.

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