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Title: Normal bowel function - Preventing constipation (PDF file - 79 KB) (Links to English resource)
Summary: The pelvic floor is made up of a network of muscles and nerves which control both bladder and bowel function. Good bowel habits help to protect these muscles and mimimise the risk of both bladder and bowel incontinence.
Organisation: Royal Women's Hospital
Publishing date: June 2018
Last reviewed: August 2019
Target audience: Women
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English (PDF file - 79 KB)
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