Our expert says:
Take her firmly by the hand, tell her that it is not OK to wake you at night for that, and put her back to bed. Then leave her. In about 20 seconds she will be up again. This time you take her back, but without saying anything. And so on, until she gets the message. You are not punishing her, but you should also not be rewarding her - when you stay with her you are rewarding her for getting up. Once she actually goes back to sleep fairly quickly, you might want to reward her - the next day, with more than usual attention - for having done so. Make it more worth her while to go back to bed than to wake you. At the moment she has nothing to lose and everything to gain by this behaviour.
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