Although everyone dreams every night, the dreams of pregnant women tend to be packed with emotion -- a reflection of the dramatic life changes she's about to undergo.
Remember that dreams have no bearing on reality. Feelings of ambivalence -- about motherhood, your changing role, and new responsibilities -- are normal. Just because you have these feelings doesn't mean you don't want to have a baby. Acknowledging your feelings (even the negative ones) and doubts will help you work through them in a more productive way. Your dreams can also be a good way to open up a dialogue with your spouse. "I had the craziest dream, and I think what I'm really worried about is..." Getting your fears out in the open is the best way to over come them.
Here are six of the most common images and subject matters for dreams, and what they might mean, according to Hillary Grill, coauthor of Dreaming for Two (Dutton, 2002).