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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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Caring for someone with incontinence

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Where to get help for incontinence

A number of health professionals specialise in the area of incontinence. It may be confusing to work out who to see to treat the problem. This fact sheet outlines how to approach the first appointment with a doctor, the range of services available and the role of various health professionals.

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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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Resources Continence Foundation of Australia

The Continence Foundation offers a wide range of free information resources for individuals, carers and professionals. These resources can be ordered via the National Continence Helpline on 1800 33 00 66 or by visiting the Browse resources section of our

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Sexuality Women Continence Foundation of Australia

Bladder or bowel control issues can have an enormous impact on sexuality and the way we feel about ourselves as women.

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Languages: Urdu 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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Day wetting Children Continence Foundation of Australia

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Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Resources Continence Foundation of Australia

The Australian Government, together with the Continence Foundation of Australia, provides a range of information resources designed for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, including Indigenous Health Workers.

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Pelvic floor muscles in women Women Continence Foundation of Australia

Ladies: How do you find your pelvic floor muscles? How do you perform pelvic floor exercises?

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Constipation Faecal Continence Foundation of Australia

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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