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Continence Foundation of Australia

The Continence Foundation of Australia is the peak national organisation working to improve the quality of life of all Australians affected by incontinence. They provide information on funding, referral and products. They also offer free resources for individuals, carers and professionals to help treat weak bladder, leakage, constipation and bedwetting.

National Continence Helpline

The National Continence Helpline (1800 33 00 66) is staffed by continence nurse advisors who provide advice, referrals and resources about incontinence to consumers and health professionals.

The Helpline can also be accessed via the Telephone Interpreter Service on 131 450. The caller nominates their preferred language and is connected to an interpreter who can contact the Helpline and translate the information. The Helpline is a free and confidential service managed by the Continence Foundation of Australia on behalf of the Australian Government. It is staffed 8am–8pm AEST Monday to Friday.

Pelvic Floor First

More than 4.8 million Australians experience bladder or bowel control problems.

Pelvic Floor First provides education and resources to consumers, health professionals and fitness professionals to address pelvic floor dysfunction as a result of inappropriate exercise regimes. It aims to promote pelvic floor safe exercises to at-risk groups, including pregnant women, women who have ever had a baby and men who have undergone prostate surgery. Pelvic Floor First is an initiative of the Continence Foundation of Australia.

For more information, go to Pelvic Floor First.

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Last reviewed: October 2014

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Our language pages have fact sheets and audio translations on bedwetting, pregnancy, pelvic floor muscles and incontinence products. Incontinence is important in any language, find the help you need.

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Constipation is when your bowel motions ('poo' or faeces) are less frequent and you have trouble passing them as they are often hard and dry. You may only be able to pass small amounts at a time or have difficulty passing them.

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Languages: Maltese Continence Foundation of Australia

Our language pages have fact sheets and audio translations on bedwetting, pregnancy, pelvic floor muscles and incontinence products. Incontinence is important in any language, find the help you need.

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Languages: Indonesian Continence Foundation of Australia

Our language pages have fact sheets and audio translations on bedwetting, pregnancy, pelvic floor muscles and incontinence products. Incontinence is important in any language, find the help you need.

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Languages: Karen Continence Foundation of Australia

Our language pages have fact sheets and audio translations on bedwetting, pregnancy, pelvic floor muscles and incontinence products. Incontinence is important in any language, find the help you need.

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Languages: Tamil Continence Foundation of Australia

Our language pages have fact sheets and audio translations on bedwetting, pregnancy, pelvic floor muscles and incontinence products. Incontinence is important in any language, find the help you need.

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