I had a great experience here with my first baby in September 2015. I came in at 1cm dilated and was allowed to stay and gave birth 14 hours later. It would have been annoying to have to go home. The midwives held my hands, used the shower hose on me to relieve the pain, and put me in different positions. Towards the end my contractions were slowing but they kept me going and I did some squats which helped a lot. The stitching up after was painful but I was too high and elated to feel sad about it. It was nice having own room where partner can stay and midwives check up on you regularly. I stayed two extra nights. If you are considering a drug free birth or only using gas and air, then I would definitely recommend it.