Alongside Bes and Taweret, pregnant ladies and babies in ancient Egypt had one more special friend: Heqat. She's got a frog head, and to be honest, she's a little scary with those big knives. But you can be sure that Heqat will keep you safe from any illness, whether you're a mother or a child. When she's not minding the nursery, sometimes Heqat's working the dating scene, helping men and women fall in love. Maybe so she'll have more babies to take care of? Whatever works.
She Who Hastens the Birth, The Resurrection, Froggie Baby
Abu (Elephantine) with Khnum, alone at Qus (Cusae), or sitting with the latest newborn
Sesame Street (and The Muppet Show of course) It's not easy being green. Supernatural I want to fight demons with the Winchester brothers! Modern Family One of my guilty pleasures when I'm off work. Futurama I like this show because ALL GLORY TO THE HYPNOTOAD. Wait. What did I just say?
"I'm not a diva. I'm a tadpole trying to be a frog." – Toni Braxton
"You know, there was a time when childbirth was possibly the most terrifying thing you could do in your life, and you were literally looking death in the face when you went ahead with it." – Stephenie Meyer, Twilight author
"Babies are such a nice way to start people." – Don Herold
"Childbirth is more admirable than conquests, more amazing than self-defense, and as courageous as either one." – Gloria Steinem
Kids by MGMT This kid needs a visit from me and Taweret and Bes. Dumb monsters. Brown Eyed Girl by Van Morrison 9 to 5 by Dolly Parton We might work all day, but we're still ladies. Roxanne by the Police Ho Hey by The Lumineers Try by Pink