I just wondered if any of you have had any experience of getting/being pregnant whilst on Xolair therapy? I have severe brittle asthma and since being on Xolair for a few years I have had much more control of my asthma and have not been in ITU (or even hospital) for over a year now (a PB for me). My partner and I would like to start a family soon but there is very little information available on the risks of being pregnant and breastfeeding whilst receiving xolair and so my consultant has always been very strongly against it. I have an appointment with her coming up, to discuss our options but I imagine it will be a choice between coming off the therapy and hoping my asthma remains stable for the duration of the pregnancy, staying on the therapy and hoping that it doesn't adversely affect the baby, or accepting that I might never have be able to become pregnant. Neither of these seem ideal and I definitely don't want to put a child at risk. I was wondering if anyone had been through a pregnancy whilst on this therapy and whether they have any advice? I was hoping to be able to go to the appointment feeling more prepared for the way the conversation might go.
Many thanks in advance,