Katerina Haka-Ikse, MD, FRCP(C), FAAP


Milestones to expect in your baby’s first year

A lot happens in your baby's first year. From weight gain to movements and the development of speech, here's a general timeline of when parents can expect each milestone will happen.

Milestones: Toilet Training

Most toddlers are able to learn to control their bowels by 18 to 24 months and their bladder by 24 to 30 months. Night bladder control varies, but most children are dry at night by 36 months. Toilet teaching earlier than 36 months not only pressures the child but is unsuccessful...