Used for someone childlike and helpless
A cradle in a dream can imply that the individual has become engaged in new life or new beginnings.
Vision: Seeing a cradle: single people might get married soon—married people can expect a happy event.
A baby in the cradle: you are in a delicate position, trying desperately to keep someone from talking.
Depth Psychology: Your hope of having a child might be behind this dream. It can also be a warning: beware of people who would like to “lull” you into suspending your healthy suspicion or divert your focus from matters at hand. Or could it be the other way around?
If there is a child in the cradle, then you will have a child.
If the cradle is empty it means you will be relocating.
Buying a cradle or sitting in a cradle in a dream means blessings, grace, profits and comfort.
A cradle in a dream also represents a stepson or the stepchild of a young woman.
For men, a cradle in a dream signifies sorrow, distress, imprisonment or a small and restrictive dwellings. As for an unmarried man, seeing a cradle in a dream means that he will get married. As for a woman, seeing a cradle in a dream means that she will bear a child, and it could mean distress, trouble, adversities, uptightness, lamentation and crying. In a dream, a cradle also represents singing, an amusement club, an argument or a dispute.
A cradle in a dream also represents a coffin. (Also see Cage; Cradle of Lsmiiil)
If this image is not a desire for a child, it usually symbolizes new ideas. See Scale.
To see a cradle in your dream, symbolizes a dependent relationship. You may feel the need to be protected and cared for. Your dream maybe telling you to regain some control and independence in your life.
It is not a good sign to dream of an empty Cradle; misfortune will come, probably through ill-health.
One needs nurturing.
An empty cradle in a dream presages sickness, often a mental state of insecurity.
To be rocking a baby in a cradle foretells marital happiness but many difficulties. Twins in the cradle predict financial gains.
Dreams of a cradle symbolize maternal yearnings, your desire to nurture or be nurtured, and to protect or be protected.
1- To dream of a cradle can represent new life or new beginnings. As a precognitive dream a cradle can represent pregnancy, while in a man’s dream a cradle can represent the need to return to a womblike, protected state.
2- An empty cradle can represent a woman’s fear of childlessness or her fears of motherhood, depending on the other aspects of the dream.
3- The physical as opposed to the spiritual body is sometimes represented as a cradle.
To dream of a cradle, with a beautiful infant occupying it, portends prosperity and the affections of beautiful children.
To rock your own baby in a cradle, denotes the serious illness of one of the family.
For a young woman to dream of rocking a cradle is portentous of her downfall. She should beware of gossiping.
A cradle holding a lovely baby is a portent of much happiness in family life.
It is bad luck for an unmarried person to dream of rocking a baby in a cradle.
For those who are married, the omen is propitious. It signifies a happy future.
A cradle signifies the potential for advancement.