Like most women affected by incontinence, 43-year-old Luce Brett has her horror stories. As a 30-year-old first time mum she recalls wetting herself and bursting into tears in the "Mothercare aisle of shame", where maternity pads and adult nappies sit alongside the baby nappies, wipes and potties.
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Pelvic health is rarely talked about, beyond a few vague references to 'leaky laughs' amongst mums as if they were one of life's inevitabilities after childbirth. Yet the problem is real, as the recent report into the shocking misuse of pelvic mesh surgery revealed.
There's a good chance that locker room talk for female runners includes mention of urinary leaking. Incontinence can affect women of all ages, but it's more common in older women. In fact, more than 40 percent of women over the age of 65 experience leaking, according to the U.S.