When the disposable diaper was invented, it brought convenience to parents everywhere. Unexpectedly though, it also caused a rise in the average age of potty-trained children. In 1957, 92% of American children were toilet-ready at 18 months. Today, more children ...

When earmarking a child’s progression over time, physicians consider developmental milestones, which refer to certain physical or behavioral checkpoints they can expect to meet as they grow. If your child does not reach certain milestones for their age group, this ...