Week 2 Theme: Bladder Infection/UTI

Welcome to Week 2 of Bladder Health Month. During November, the Foundation is raising awareness about many conditions that affect the bladder and other parts of the urinary tract, in both men and women. Learn more by viewing and sharing these resources about Bladder Infection/UTI.

Patient Resource Materials

Bladder Cancer Patient Guide

UTIs in Children Fact Sheet

Download the Foundation's free fact sheet with information about UTIs in Children. If you have a mailing address in the U.S. or Puerto Rico, you can order this fact sheet for free!
Read about causes, factors and treatment of UTIs in children in this article from the Foundation.

OAB Bladder Diary

What is a Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)?

Read about causes, factors and treatment of UTIs in adults in this article from the Foundation. 

Overactive Bladder Assessment Tool

Recurrent UTIs

Read about recurrent UTIs and how they are treated in this article from Chesapeake Urology Associates (CUA).

Blog Posts

UTI Awareness During Bladder Health Month
UTIs: We've Got You Covered
Take Steps to Avoid a UTI this Summer

National Association for Continence (NAFC):

Choosing Incontinence Products 
Why You Shouldn't Use a Maxi Pad for Incontinence
Ask the Expert: Protective Underwear or Absorbent Briefs - What's the Difference?

Women's Health Foundation:

Dishing the Dirt on Urinary Tract Infections

UrologyHealth extra® article

Understanding UTIs Across the Lifespan

Social Media

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  • #Bladder infections are the most common type of #UTI in women & can occur in any part of the urinary tract. Follow #NovBHealth for more info
  • Each year, #UTIs account for more than 8 million doctor visits. Follow #NovBHealth for more info.
  • Did You Know #UTIs are one of the most common types of infection in the body? Follow #NovBHealth to learn more.
  • Guys, gals and kids can get #UTIs, but gals are 4x more likely than men to get one. Follow #NovBHealth for more info.
  • 1 in 5 women will have at least one #UTI in their lifetime. Learn more: http://bit.ly/1gbvWxN


  • Each year, urinary tract infections account for more than 8 million doctor visits. Of those, about 1.3 million are children, 5.3 million are women and 1.2 million are men. Learn more: http://bit.ly/1gbvWxN
  • #NovBHealth
  • Bladder infections are the most common type of urinary tract infection (UTI) in women, but can occur in any part of the urinary tract. Learn more at: http://bit.ly/1HvKeWA
  • People who have a urinary tract infection (UTI) usually feel pain or burning when urinating and have an urge to go often (even if they pass very little urine). It's important to talk to your doctor if you have these symptoms so the source of the infection can be treated. Learn more: http://bit.ly/1Pqhz4D
  • Urinary Tract Infections or UTIs are one of the most common types of infection in the body, and can often be treated with oral antibiotics. Talk to your doctor if you think you have a UTI. Learn more: http://bit.ly/1gbvWxN 



Bladder Health Alliance Partners

Alliance for Aging Research
The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)
American Geriatrics Society - Health in Aging Foundation
American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS)
Association for Pelvic Organ Prolapse Support (APOPS)
Association for the Bladder Exstrophy Community
Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network
Blue Thong Society
Caregiver Action Network
Chesapeake Urology Associates
Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association
Interstitial Cystitis Association
Men's Health Network
MS Focus: The Multiple Sclerosis Foundation
Multiple Sclerosis Association of America
National Association for Continence (NAFC)
National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
Simon Foundation for Continence
Society for Women's Health Research
Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates 
Society of Women in Urology
Spina Bifida Association
Society of Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine & Urogenital Reconstruction (SUFU)
Underactive Bladder Foundation
United Spinal Association
Urological Association of Physician Assitants (UAPA)
Women's Health Foundation
Vietnam Veterans of America