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More than 1.1 million (25%) of New Zealanders experience bladder or bowel control problems .In total, incontinence costs our country around $8.05 billion every year. Broken down, this accounts for $7,000 per person with incontinence per year in health, loss of productivity, informal carer costs and other costs.

 New Zealand Continence Association is a non-profit organisation dedicated to helping people with bladder and bowel incontinence. The New Zealand Continence Association provides professional and public education and promotes research into incontinence and related problems to improve genitourinary health.

Free Pelvic Floor Safe App

Download the free Pelvic Floor Safe exercise app which features video workouts and exercise guide. Developed by the Continence Foundation of Australia.

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Download App 

Continence Videos

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Pelvic Organ Prolapse? Physiotherapy can help. Listen to Susan's story on how physiotherapy helped with her pelvic organ prolapse View video>>

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Pelvic Floor Problem? Physiotherapy can help. Listen to Helen's story on how physiotherapy helped with her incontinence (urine leakage). View video>>

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Good Morning Show - Let's talk about incontinence - NZ physiotherapists Gill Stotter and Liz Childs... View video>>

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Have a listen to our new radio advertisement. Got a leaky bladder? Now you can get help. View video>>

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Rory McKernan posed the question to women at the Central East Regional, "Do you pee during your workouts?" Here's what he found out.. View video>>

Watch more videos from Lisa Yates, Fiona Ross, Dr Cathy Stephenson and more. See all videos>>

Updated: See our blog post: "CrossFit gets it wrong - the truth about peeing during workouts"

Books and Pamplets

books pamphletsA range of books and resources are available from the NZ Continence Association.
Click here to find out more>>

Family Care Radio

home_family_care_radioRecorder interviews on continence topics.

Click here to listen >>

Would you share your story? - $500

The New Zealand Continence Association is looking for a Kiwi mum to act as a media spokesperson surrounding Continence Awareness Week. If you have problems with incontinence, or have had in the past, wed love to hear from you.

Click here for more details 

Toilet training app for children with special needs

Click here for more information and to download app

Do you have a continence question you want answered?

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Childrens continence >>

You can read the questions that others have asked and had answered here.

Continence Awareness Week 2014

23-29 June 2014

Theme - Pelvic Floor Exercise in Pregnancy, Childbirth and Beyond

Click here for more information

Continence Reports

Media release '1 in 4 New Zealander's to have incontinence by 2030' 

Report: 'The economic impact of incontinence in New Zealand'

Continence Services in New Zealand - History, Services, Costs and Impacts, A Call for Action Paper

'Continence Services in NZ, 2009'

Online Continence Education

Careerforce, the industry training organization for Aged Care, Health, Disability and Social Services in conjunction with NZ Continence Association and Carers NZ to develop an online learning programme that carers and paid workers in the sector can access for their own information or as part of their formal qualifications.

Go to http://ilearn.careerforce.org.nz and click on continence.

Feedback Form

To leave us any feedback, please use the feedback form.

The form is for any of the following:
Comments, Enquiries, Complaints

To use the form, please click here>>.

Continence Service Specifications

Please click here to view the new Continence Service Specifications

Children's Books

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A Wee Secret - Written by Children's Continence nurse Jacqueline Brown and illustrated by ex-Disney animator Myke Sutherland. Read more>>

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Poo Hoo - written by Jacqueline Brown and illustrated Scott Irvine. Now avaliable to order click here

Toilet Tactics kit

Please email zoe@continence.org.nz to request you free copy of Toilet Tactics disc. Click here to view the Toilet Tactics Kit online

Make a donation

home_make_a_donationOur new form enables you to donate to the New Zealand Continence Association.
Try it now, click here>>