The marriage-goddess naturally became the protector of women in childbed, and bore the title of the birth-goddess (Eileithyia), at Argos and Athens.
922) she is the mother of the Eileithyiae, or the single Eileithyia.
NECHBET (Nekhbi, Nekhebi), the vulture-goddess of El Kab, called Eileithyia by the Greeks.
Most accounts give the children of Zeus and Hera as Ares, Hebe, Hephaetus, Eileithyia, and Eris.
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