If my 18-month-old daughter wakes up in
the middle of the night, what should I do?
First, wait and see if she will go back to sleep on her
own. If she doesn't, give her what she needs (a drink, a
diaper change, etc.) in a quiet and soothing way, give her a
reassuring hug, and put her back to bed.
Source: ParentLink, 4-H/Youth Development, University of Missouri-Columbia
Last update: Wednesday, May 13, 2009