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Getting the timing right is key to successful toilet training. Children's continence nurse and National Helpline consultant Janine Armocida offers some practical advice for parents.
It’s holiday time, when children are asked to go on sleepovers and summer camps. But for some children, the thought of an overnight sleepover can be the cause of so much anxiety, they avoid them altogether.
Did you catch Dr Jenny King and Dr Bethia Wilson talk to ABC Breakfast in November about the National Conference on Incontinence?
For many people living with incontinence, Sacral Nerve Stimulation (SNS) has delivered life-changing results where all other treatments failed. Urogynaecologist and Continence Foundation Board Vice-President, Dr Ian Tucker explains.
The Continence Foundation says a heartfelt ‘thank you’ to retiring Consumer Advisory Committee member and former Senior Australian Of The Year, Phil Herreen who will be refocusing his volunteer efforts to support local, SA-based organisations.
Did you know that over 5 million Aussies regularly have bladder and bowel 'accidents' ... but most don't seek help to better manage or cure it?
For more than 20 years, Annette Beauchamp has worked as a physiotherapist specialising in women’s and children’s health, with a focus on continence and pelvic rehabilitation.
The enduring bond between a mother and daughter is celebrated in this year’s Carer of the Year.
It’s Summer, which of course means sun, beaches, getting outdoors and perhaps taking off for a leisurely road trip. If you are not completely comfortable with the idea of leaving the comfort of home (and your own toilet) then you should download the fabulous and holiday-friendly National Public Toilet Map, which will enable you to plan your vacation with the comfort of knowing where every public toilet is along your way.
An award-winning research paper sponsored by the Continence Foundation of Australia, and presented at the 26th National Conference on Incontinence, has found that 30 percent of women netballers experience urinary incontinence while playing Australia’s most popular team sport for women.
The thought of a summer exercise regime strikes fear into the hearts of many.
Ghastly primary school toilets can have a negative impact on a child’s learning as well as physical and psychological health, which is why Australia’s peak body for bowel and bladder health is challenging schools across Australia to help eliminate the bad childhood experiences that start in the toilet block.
In January this year, Dr Kate Gray opened the first Mobile Incontinence and
A colostomy at the age of 21 was not the end of the world but the beginning of a new one. Now at 95 years of age, Jean Croxton shares some of her inspirational wisdom with granddaughter Kellie Matalone
Anxiety and depression are common in people with incontinence. The good news is that there are effective treatments both for incontinence and for anxiety and depression.
Author and prostate survivor Alan White shares his story about managing incontinence post-surgery
Health professionals are encouraged to take advantage of the early-bird discounts available until 6 October for the 2017 National Conference on Incontinence.
If you know a carer who does an amazing job looking after the needs of someone with bladder or bowel issues, why not nominate them for the Continence Carer of The Year Award?
We recently reviewed and updated our One in Three Women booklet. The key message is that one in three women who have ever have had a baby will experience incontinence.
Read about the lucky recipients of scholarships to the 26th National Conference on Incontinence, the Graduate Certificate in Continence Promotion and Management, the Certificate II in Continence Promotion and Care and our Core Foundations education workshop.
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Last Updated: Sun 17, May 2020
Last Reviewed: Mon 30, Mar 2020