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How many centimeters dilated is it too late to get an epidural?

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Dr. Benjamin Nguyen
Anesthesiology
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In brief: Depends

Some physicians may argue that it may never to too late unless you are actively pushing.
It also depends how quickly your labor will progress. Typically patient will receive epidural when they are between 4 and 8 centimeters.

In brief: Depends

Some physicians may argue that it may never to too late unless you are actively pushing.
It also depends how quickly your labor will progress. Typically patient will receive epidural when they are between 4 and 8 centimeters.
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