She is the all-over Mother Goddess responsible for baby welfare from the womb onwards — or should it be outwards?
Helping with the delivery service are her three daughters, Sarakka, Juksakka and Uksakka, who help choose baby names and prevent nappy rash. And she is married to Maderatcha who doles out the souls for the little darlings.
Together, they all help when it comes to inspiration for baby names. (Which one of them was responsible for the name Acker Bilk?)
Maderakka Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Mader Akka, Madderakka, Máttaráhkká
Area or people: Sámi (aka Saami) people of Sápmi (formerly known as Lapland)
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: Birth
Area of expertise: Childbirth
Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 312
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Article last revised on May 12, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.