Eileithyia (Biographical details)

Eileithyia (deity; mythological figure/creature; Greek; Female)

Also known as

Eileithyia; Eilithyia; Ilithyia; Eleuthia

Biography

Daughter of Zeus (q.v.) and Hera (q.v.), goddess of childbirth and midwiving; helped her mother in several occasions, trying to prevent Leto (q.v.) and Alcmene (q.v.) from giving birth.