Can babies see spirits? We get asked this a lot by uneasy moms who notice their infants staring, enchanted, at nothing.
Sometimes, parents are frightened by this, because they can’t see anything there. This leads them to wonder if something is wrong with their precious bundle of joy.
So, can babies see spirits?
The answer is a resounding, yes! But you already knew that deep down, didn’t you? :)
So instead, let’s talk about why they see spirits… and how you can know if your baby is seeing spirits!
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Why Can Babies See Spirits?
Babies can see spirits because they have recently come from spirit… the loving, non-physical energy that we all originate from. (Some call this God or Source energy.)
So, they remember and recognize this loving energy. Plus, they are still open to the energy around them.
In other words, babies haven’t been taught to:
- ignore their intuition
- rely only on logic alone
And here’s what’s super cool…
Babies are not afraid of spirits.
That’s because they understand that spirits are loving and kind… They haven’t seen Hollywood’s version of scary spirits. (Thank goodness!)
To clarify, babies can see spirits because they are still energetically open to it.
They can see spirits of their:
- Spirit Guides
It’s beautiful and magical!
How are babies still connected to Spirits?
All living things have a soul and come from Source energy/God.
Before babies are born, they are very connected to Source. Plus, their souls move back and forth from the womb to Source.
Their spirit exists in a kind of in-between realm between their mother’s body and the spirit world. In fact, some believe that it isn’t until the baby is born and takes its first breathe that its soul connects to its body.
Babies can see spirits because the veil between Source and the earthly realm is still thin when they are born.
That means it’s easy for them to sense and see the loving spirits who come to visit them… welcoming them to their new life.
Signs Your Baby is Seeing Spirits
By now you might be wondering, how do I know if my baby sees spirits?
Well, there are some easy ways to know that your little one is seeing spirits including:
• Baby stares in a particular area of a room often
• They are laughing or smiling at something
• The baby is laughing and talking (cooing) when they are alone in their crib
Why would spirits appear to my baby?
The better question is, “Why wouldn’t they?”
Spirits visit people often. And spirits visit babies for the same reasons they visit adults:
- They have a message from the other side… or details to share with baby about their new life.
- Babies can also see Spirits when they are sick or distressed (as spirit comes to comfort them).
- Spirits may come to see how the baby is “settling in” to their new life.
- Just like they visit during other events (like weddings and graduations), spirits also come to visit the baby and celebrate their new life. They also answer soul-level questions. Pretty cool, right?
What should I do if my baby is seeing spirits?
That’s the best thing you can do, because there is nothing you need to do. :) Babies can see spirits, and that’s a good thing!
For the baby, this is normal since they are comfortable and familiar with spirits.
After all, they are laughing, talking, smiling, not crying or screaming. Take comfort in this.
Having a baby is a great opportunity for you to re-connect with your own intuition! (You’re heard of “mother’s intuition,” right?)
And when nature causes a mother’s intuition to kick in, it also makes you more aware of the energy surrounding you.
In fact, you may have noticed this new “openness” before the birth.
For example, you may have felt the presence of a departed loved one during the birth. (No, that wasn’t your imagination!)
So, if you have ever wanted to communicate with your spirit guides, ancestors or guardian angels, now is the perfect opportunity!
And remember, you are a clear channel of spirit, since your body housed this lovely soul and brought it into Being.
Continue to learn about connecting with and using your intuition.
To connect with your Higher Self you can:
- Read inspiring books
- Meditate (learn how to meditate here)
- Journal (here are 21 journaling prompts and ideas)
- Spend time in nature
Take time to develop your intuitive gifts so you can encourage your child as she grows!
My psychic and mediumship abilities flourished after my daughter was born. Here are some articles that will help you to understand your intuition:
As your child grows, encourage them to trust their gut feelings.
Yes, babies can see spirits, but children can remain open to this loving realm, too!
If they talk with you about their visits or conversations with ancestors or angels, ask them questions and listen with love. Don’t react with fear.
You can help them trust their instincts and appreciate and their intuitive gifts!
So, can babies see spirits? You bet!
A baby’s loving, trusting energy is a magnet for the Spirit World to come and visit the house.
So, relax! Know that your baby is being well looked after and cared for.