Gro Mama

South American - A mother-goddess of the Paramaribo. People of Surinam. This being is the tutelary goddess of children and is invoked at childbirth. Her name is never spoken but can be used in various forms in song. Also commonly referred to as Gro Mama, Aida, Aida, Ayida, Awanaisa, Awanaisa, Mama fo Dou, Mama fo Dou, Mama fo Gro, Mama fo Gro, Waisa, Waisa, Asase, Asase, Mama, African Asa'ase or African Asa'ase.

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