Has anyone ever been induced and went without an epidural? I have an induction scheduled on Wednesday if baby doesn’t come before on her own. I really want to do it without an epidural this time but I have heard and read that contractions from an induction are more painful. I’m also worried about being in labor longer with the induction. With my son I was in labor for 7 hours and was only 1 cm dilated when I got to the hospital. This time I am already 3 cm dilated. If I am induced would it not take as long since I already have started dilating?