Here are some 2-year-old check-up questions to ask your paediatrician at the 24- to 36-month stage in your toddler’s development.

As your toddler grows, each development brings new questions and curiosities. We’ve compiled a list of commonly asked questions in a 2-year-old check-up questionnaire you might want to consult before you see your paediatrician.

2-year Check-up Questionnaire

  • How does my child’s growth plot on the charts?
  • Can you explain body-mass index (BMI) to me?
  • Does my child need vitamins?
  • How much milk should my child drink at this age?
  • How can I get my picky eater to eat better?
  • Are there particular foods I should avoid or make sure my child eats?
  • Are there indicators of developmental issues I should watch out for?
  • Are there indicators of autism I should be looking for?
  • How much sleep does my 2-year-old need?
  • How long should my child nap each day?
  • How many naps should my toddler take in a day?
  • What’s a good bedtime?
  • Is it okay for adults to speak more than one language around my child?
  • What’s the best way to handle temper tantrums?
  • Are there particular toys or games you’d recommend for this developmental stage?
  • How can I encourage toilet training, and what do I do if my child shows no interest?
  • Can you refer me to a Paediatric or family dentist?

Other Toddler Matters:

Their 24-month check-up might be a good time to ask about personality questions or persistent problems you’ve noticed with your toddler. Or if you want to ask advice on a range of other parenting topics. For instance:

  • Your child’s personality—if your child’s overly clingy or hyperactive
  • Persistent problems, such as if your toddler awakens during the night or is excessively fearful
  • Concerns about discipline and tactics to try, such as time-out or logical consequences
  • Advice on getting your child ready for a new sibling
  • Advice about getting ready to start day-care or preschool

These, of course, are just a few questions that might be on your mind. If you have other concerns, make sure to write them down, so you don’t forget to ask.


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