In my experiences, canulas hurt heaps and restrict what positions you labor in, and the Ctg monitoring restricts you to lying in bed where contractions hurt a heap more because you can't walk away the pain.
By the why shrillian, 'birth skills is s fantastic book, and the earlier you start practising the more comfortable you become with them.
Heids, you can do it, it's hard, it a whole new adjustment, and sometimes someone misses out. That's the thing I found the hardest, if both kids needed me who do I go too first? Sometimes you just have to hold both and cry along with them.
And tv is your friend, if you can't get ds to sleep when dd is, pop the tv on for 20 minutes and have a power nap.
Make sure you feed yourself, and get lots of water, you've got to look after yourself before you can look after the bubs.
You can do it Heids!