The Nuttall Encyclopedia
The Greek goddess who presided over the travail of woman at childbirth, promoting or retarding the birth as the Fates might ordain.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Ilithyia'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/i/ilithyia.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.