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The 8 emotional stages of pelvic-floor failure

What do pregnancy, heavy lifting, child birth and gymnastics have in common?

Aside from being uncomfortable, they can all cause Light Bladder Leakage (LBL). In other words, an unexpected (and unwanted) leak. From your bladder. You cough, laugh, run or jump and oops, out it comes, without warning, without control. And with it comes a myriad of emotions.

But while it can be scary at first, according to experts, it can have a positive ending. With the help of continence nurse consultant Merrill McPhee, we bring you the eight emotional stages of LBL.

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