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The search is on for the best belly-laugh-provoking toilet humour across Australia - from Darwin to Hobart and everywhere in between.
A new campaign launched today by the Continence Foundation of Australia reveals that the majority of bladder and bowel troubles can be helped or even cured.
5-11 March is Kidney Health Week, the perfect time to remind everyone that drinking too much water is one of the three common ways women sabotage their pelvic floor.
We invite abstract submissions from those wishing to share their research and innovative practice.
The Continence Foundation of Australia is excited to announce a limited number of fully-funded scholarships are available for an upcoming online course for health professionals wanting to increase their knowledge of paediatric continence.
We asked children's continence nurse and National Continence Helpline consultant Janine Armocida what parents and children can expect in a continence assessment.
Did you know 1 in 3 mums wet their pants? Are you one? Soph in the ABC series 'The Letdown' is.
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.
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.
Did you catch Dr Jenny King and Dr Bethia Wilson talk to ABC Breakfast in November about the National Conference on Incontinence?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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Last Updated: Sun 17, May 2020
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