Dream about trying to protect a baby is a sign for your desire to stand out from the rest. Your talents are not being utilized. Perhaps, you are racking your brain for an answer to a problem. The dream is unfortunately a warning signal for feelings of bitterness, sorrow, or death. You need to get your life straighten out and running smoothly again.
Trying to protect a baby dream is a clue for some situation in your life that is permanent and cannot be changed. You do not have a good handle of a situation. You are trying to pass off something as your own. Your dream is an alert for aspects of yourself that you have rejected or refuse to acknowledge. You are not being true to yourself.
If you dreamt about trying to protect a baby:
You take this aspect of your partner (current or prospective)ship very seriously, and therefore do not want to jump to any wrong conclusions. Discussing it with someone experienced in this area may help you decide what your next steps should be.