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Is estradiol safe for pregnant or breastfeeding women?

Estradiol is not safe for pregnant or breastfeeding women. This drug may cause fetal harm. Use birth control while you are on this drug. If you become pregnant while using estradiol, tell your doctor immediately. If you plan to breastfeed your child or are currently breastfeeding, discuss alternatives to estradiol with your doctor.

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