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No; but because there is a wrongful and unscientific way of bringing men and women together, which is called pandering, the midwives, since they are women of dignity and worth, avoid matchmaking, through fear of falling under the charge of pandering. And yet the true midwife is the only proper match-maker.

It seems so.

So great, then, is the importance of midwives; but their function is less important than mine. For women do not, like my patients, bring forth

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