|Title(s)||Protector of Women in Childbirth|
|Consort|| Khnum (some accounts)|
Shu (some accounts)
Heket (also Heqet) is the Egyptian frog-goddess of birth, rebirth. She is thought to be the the wife of Khnum or the second wife of Shu (his first being Tefnut). Heket protected women during childbirth.