It's amazing pain relief. I have had 3 med free births, and the first was a true water birth. It was so relaxing, and really helped me to focus my efforts during the pushing stage.
I don't have any practical tips, but I think you will love it.
Laura, mama to Henry 01.28.07; Catherine 09.01.11
always missing Jack, 08.23.10
& newest addition Audrey, edd 04.21.14