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Importance of women informing clinicians if they are or plan to become pregnant or plan to breast-feed. 187 190 Importance of clinicians informing patients about the benefits and risks of taking antipsychotics during pregnancy (see Fetal/Neonatal Morbidity and Mortality under Cautions). 187 190 Importance of advising patients not to stop taking haloperidol if they become pregnant without consulting their clinician; abruptly discontinuing antipsychotic agents may cause complications. 190 Importance of advising patients not to breast-feed during haloperidol therapy. 187