Weird Dreams During Pregnancy: What They Mean

One of the funny side effects of pregnancy are strange dreams -- as in, bizarro "I've gotta call my husband/girlfriend/therapist and tell her this one pronto" dreams. Experts chalk this up to hormones, as well as your self-conscious mind acclimating to impending motherhood. Whatever you call them, they're bound to leave you scratching your head and wondering what they're about.

All will be illuminated in the slideshow below on moms' common pregnancy dreams with explanations of what they mean from Lauri Loewenberg, Dr. Oz's resident dream expert and author of Dream On It, Unlock Your Dreams Change Your Life.

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Did you have any strange dreams during pregnancy?


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