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Hi, my 23month old daughter is not toilet trained and has been pulling off her pants and nappy at night and wetting the bed. Sometimes I catch her before she wees but most of the time I don't. She will remove her nappy as often as 3 times a night and i'm

Jane ...
Answer: This is almost surely a developmental stage and she's learning how to dress and undress herself and in the process gain some attention. You need to be imaginative about what style of pyjamas to dress her in. Perhaps a zip up sleeping bag? A set of pyjamas which has the button closure for the top and the bottom or an all in one suit which makes it very difficult for her to undress herself. I've heard this problem many times in the past and honestly, there's usually success in parents being creative about what to dress the child in for overnight sleeps which is comfortable, safe but difficult for the child to get out of. Take her to the toilet and ask her to do a wee when you can. This is more than likely just a stage and related to her development. There will be improvements as she matures and is toilet trained. Cheers Jane
Answered: 26 May 2013