About the bladder
The bladder is an organ that that stores urine (wee).
In Australia, 1 in 3 women, 1 in 10 men and 1 in 5 children have a bladder control problem.
About the bowel
The bowel is a tube-like organ that starts at the stomach and goes through to the anus (back passage).
1 in 20 Australians have a bowel control problem.
About the pelvic floor
The pelvic floor muscles support the pelvic organs (bladder and bowel, and uterus (womb) in women). When pelvic floor muscles are weakened they can create problems with bladder and bowel control.