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My twins won’t stay still when I nappy them
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A: I am the mother of 15-month-old identical twin girls who will not sit still for me during nappy changes. I understand this is typical for toddlers, but it has become stressful for all of us. They kick, twist and sometimes even hit me. It takes me twice as long as it should to get them changed or dressed. As soon as I’m done they’re happy, but I’m cranky! I have tried giving them toys, and I change them on the floor for safety. Do you have any other suggestions? They both walk. One daughter pats her nappy when she needs a change, so I think we are probably not too far off from potty training.
Karen Sokal-Gutierrez M.D., M.P.H. Pediatrician