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You will remain in your birth suite while the doctor gives you the epidural. When you can actually receive the epidural depends on your doctor. You should discuss this with your doctor during an office visit. Some doctors require that you be dilated to a certain degree before you can be given an epidural. Once you reach that point, you need to let your nurse know you are ready for your epidural.