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DOCTOR, I HAVE A WEE PROBLEM!

IT’S often a dirty secret, a scourge that can turn every cough, laugh or sudden movement into disaster.

For many women, incontinence is a shame to be suffered in silence, a “down-there” problem they can’t bear to talk about. Yet it shouldn’t be a taboo – and the author of a new book is hoping to dispel the distress around it.

PMSL Or How I Literally Pissed Myself Laughing by British writer Luce Brett is a candid memoir of how her body changed after childbirth into something that could no longer be trusted.

Incontinence is an issue that can lead to depression and the breakdown of marriages but there is help out there, Luce says. And hope.

LIKE many women,

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