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Are vitamin B1 (thiamine) supplements safe for pregnant or nursing women?

In general, it's safe for pregnant or breastfeeding women to take thiamine. In fact, women who are pregnant or breastfeeding actually need more thiamine than normal. But talk to your doctor before starting any new supplement or medication. If you're pregnant, talk to your doctor to determine how much thiamine you should be getting daily, and whether thiamine supplements are a good idea for you.

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