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Welcome to the Continence Foundation of Australia

Visualise your pelvic floor and see exactly what it is, where it's located and why it is important to train this hidden group of muscles.

These 3D videos for women and men show you how the pelvic floor muscle moves and supports bladder and bowel control.

For more information and advice, phone the National Continence Helpline on 1800 33 00 66.

Promoting bladder and bowel health

The Continence Foundation of Australia is the national peak body promoting bladder and bowel health. 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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Call for NCOI2019 abstracts and workshop proposals

The Continence Foundation of Australia is pleased to announce that the call for abstracts and workshop proposals for the 2019 National Conference on Incontinence (NCOI) is now open.

Pregnancy Plan app to help keep you dry

The statistic is confronting: 1 in 3 women who have ever had a baby wet themselves. But don’t despair, pelvic floor muscle exercises during pregnancy may help you stay dry.

Avoiding prolapse when you are working out

When you think of injuries from working out, the pelvic organs and floor muscles might not be at the top of your list. But in fact, the pelvic floor is like any other muscle and can be placed under strain.

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Continence Care in the Rural and Remote Setting, WEBINAR

27 Mar 2019

This is the first the first in a series of three webinars designed for registered and enrolled nurses working in rural and remote aged care settings. A panel of experts will share their knowledge on the ageing bladder and bowel, dementia and incontinence and the importance of ensuring older Australians are able to live with dignity.

Healthy habits for your core: building the foundations for a good pelvic floor, City Hall - Mount Gambier (Entry via Cave Garden), Watson Terrace, Mount Gambier, SA, 5214

16 May 2019

Southern Cross Care is conducting a series of information sessions aimed at people 50 years and over.

World Continence Week,

17 Jun 2019

Running from the 17 to 23 June 2019, World Continence Week will be celebrated right across the country.

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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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