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BMJ 1995; 310 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.310.6983.883a (Published 01 April 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:883

I was born in the Scottish Play, at the end of a full rehearsal.

There was no great rush of fluids, but there was no mistaking what was happening when her waters broke and my maman quietly excused herself and walked out of the Feu Follet without telling anyone where she was going.

When she came down the brick ramp in Gazette Street, things started happening faster than she had expected. Oxytocin entered her bloodstream like a tenton truck and all the pretty soft striped muscles of her womb turned hostile, contracting on me like they planned to crush my …

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