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Welcome to the Continence Foundation of Australia

Get your continence back

Does bladder leakage stop you doing the things you love: playing with your children or grandchildren, socialising with friends or exercising?

Bladder leakage – no matter how light – is not normal and most cases can be cured or better managed. So get your confidence back by speaking with one of our friendly continence nurse advisors on the free National Continence Helpline 1800 33 00 66.

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 bladder and bowel control problems. Phone a nurse on 1800 33 00 66 for free advice.

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News

Put your pelvic floor first... and stay in control

This disturbing account of the “fall-out” two women experienced after embarking on a strenuous exercise program at a regional gymnasium is a timely reminder why women and fitness professionals need to be made aware of pelvic floor-safe exercising.

Research shows PMFT as effective as drugs for LUTS

A recent study reveals that pelvic floor muscle training can provide the same benefits as drugs for lower urinary tract symptoms

Too much salt can get you up at night

A recent Japanese study suggests that the amount of salt in our diet may affect how often we need to get up overnight to urinate.

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Events

CFA WA State Conference , The Rise, Maylands

10 Jun 2017

CFA WA is very pleased to present this one day State Conference on continence health and management

International Urogynecological Association Annual Meeting , Vancouver Convention Centre

20 Jun 2017

Save the date for the 42nd International Urogynecological Association Annual Meeting

International Continence Society Annual Meeting, Fortezza da Basso, Florence

12 Sep 2017

Save the date for the International Continence Society annual meeting

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Online incontinence support forum

Women – Learn how to do pelvic floor muscle (PFM) exercises

To follow up from last week’s YouTube Video PFME for men, please find Pelvic Floor Exercises for Women lead by Phy...

Posted on 25 May 2017

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Dear Mint, Sounds like you had a wonderful holiday with your friends. Thanks for the great Bali travel tips as well. I ...

Posted on 24 May 2017

Local resource centres

Find your local Centre

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

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