The giant statue, who is most likely Tawaret at this point, possessed some kind of power that allowed women to give birth on the island. This makes sense since Tawaret is the goddess of childbirth and fertility. However, the statue lost most, if not all of its powers when it was almost completely destroyed. Possibly the foot of the statue still possessed some power and that is why Claire was able to have Aaron after a lot of effort??Also, we can put the statue's destruction sometime between '74 and '04 because Amy was able to have Ethan, and also because Sun had caught Ben in a lie when he tried to say that it had been destroyed before he had come to the island, so that means it was there in the 70's.
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By now we should all know that the giant statue on the island is Tawaret, the Egyptian goddess of fertility and childbirth. This is interesting because it is well known that women are unable to give birth on the island. This was not the case, however, in the 1970's when Amy gave birth to Ethan. So between then and now, something must have happened to make it so that women could not give birth.
When Sun asked Ben what happened to the rest of the statue, Ben said it was like that when he got there, but Sun could tell he was lying. This means that when Ben was on the island, back in the 70's, the statue was still standing. I believe that the statue had some sort of power that allowed birth on the island. Once it fell, sometime between '77…Read more >