Umbilical Cord Dream Symbol


Umbilical Cord – The umbilical cord is the crucial organ through which an unborn baby receives all its nutrition during pregnancy. It is the vital and life-giving connection between the mother and the baby. Dreaming of the umbilical cord indicates a deep connection with the person indicated in the dream, and a sense of dependency.

As the unborn baby is completely dependent on its mother through the umbilical cord for its very life, you feel completely dependent on the person you dream of being connected to via an umbilical cord. This dream symbol may also be indicative of an unhealthy level of dependency, especially if you dream of being your current age and having an umbilical cord. This throws into sharp relief the fact that you are not an unborn baby, and ought to be taking care of yourself rather than depending so much on others. For fetus, see Fetus. For uterus, see Uterus. 

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  1. I had a dream last night that I saw movement under my top so I lifted it up to see a small fetus attached to my belly button flapping around like a fish out of water. What does this mean please

  2. I am currently 41 weeks pregnant . And last night i had a dream i was walking in the park with my husband and a lady walked pass us with her new born babg in her hands with the umbillical cord still attached .

    Mintues later in the dream i came across this lady again who was unable to hold the baby properly .she kept dropping him … I somehow had blankets and rapped him up and at that point the cord fell off but was still dangeling between the mothers legs .

    Upon hold the new born baby in my dream i noticed he had a tooth in his mouth …

    The baby was pale and blue and looked very mature ..

    Not sure what this means

    Can you anyone help?

  3. I just dreamed that I was trying to walk across a hardwood floor but baby rats with umbilical cords were running around everywhere tripping me. I felt gross and nauseous when I woke up. What in the world does this mean? Right before I fell asleep, someone I don’t trust, who I’m weary of called me and I didn’t answer. Idk if that has anything to do with it.

  4. I had a dream last night I was pregnant but what was weird is the baby was still attached to me by the umbilical cord and unborn she was small and I was able to take her in and out showing everyone how tiny. in this dream I had no fear of her being OK I knew she would be at the time I gave birth ..what does this mean??

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