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Incontinence: A problem in anyone's language

Talking about incontinence can be difficult, but it doesn't matter what language you speak, help is available.

Our language pages have fact sheets and audio translations on bedwetting, pregnancy, pelvic floor muscles, and products.

Incontinence is important in any language, find the help you need in your language: continence.org.au/other-languages

Promoting bladder and bowel health

More than 4.8 million Australians experience bladder or bowel control problems. The Continence Foundation of Australia's vision is to have a community free of the stigma of incontinence. We provide information on funding, referral and products. We also offer free resources for individuals, carers and professionals to help treat weak bladder, leakage, constipation and bedwetting. Phone a nurse on 1800 33 00 66 for free advice.

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News

Light bladder leakage - a misleading euphemism

You’ll never hear a continence health professional use the term “light bladder leakage”. You’ll certainly hear it in a sales and marketing environment, though.

World Continence Week wrap-up

World Continence Week, 2014, has been and gone, but its impact on mothers and pregnant women will continue well into the future.

Media release – Young mums ignore health warning

A new study by the Continence Foundation of Australia shows pregnant women and mums are ignoring their pelvic floor health. Despite being in a high-risk category, the study found just 2 per cent do pelvic floor exercises regularly, and almost three in four women experience incontinence.

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Events

23rd National Conference on Incontinence 2014, Cairns

10 Sep 2014

Joint meeting with the ICCS and UGSA.

Core Foundations, Adelaide

25 Sep 2014

A FREE one-day workshop for fitness professionals

Continence promotion: the importance of the midwife, Adelaide

26 Sep 2014

A FREE one-day forum for midwives

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Online continence support forum

Medications for incontinence

Vesicare, is this medication on the PBS or is it a very expensive drug...

Posted on 21 Jul 2014

Rectal Prolapse

Hi AnonFor ethical reasons I can't recommend one colorectal surgeon over another but what you could do is go to thi...

Posted on 16 Jul 2014

Local resource centres

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Your local resource centre can provide information, education and advice on bladder and bowel control problems.

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