I've actually gone and done it! I am no longer a Virgin.
The best thing to treat it is preperation H ointment.
Is n't that what they use on Piles?
Ang - I love that tattoo! I got mine on my tailbone and it does "pinch" a bit. It only hurts when they're doing it. If you need a break you can always ask the artist to stop a bit to catch your breath. But I bet since you've given birth, you'd handle this just fine.