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eileithyia (ehl-ih-thee-uh) This goddess with a mouthful of a name was the goddess of childbirth and midwifery, the divine helper of women in labor. Eileithyia was the first one you called if your baby daddy was off with some other Greek chick. TODAY Tune into MTV’s “Teen Mom” or “Sixteen and Pregnant” to see this modern goddess. Perpetually forgetting means of contraception, she will never stop telling you how difficult it is to be filmed and paid for being a mother.

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It's All Greek to Me! | The modern way to learn about mythical gods  

A graphic designer's experiment with characters and the interpretation of worshipped figures

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