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2 year old and HV check-up?

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IMoveTheStarsForNoOne Fri 23-Oct-09 13:45:44

Does every 2yo have to have a check-up with the HV? DS is coming up to two, but hasn't seen the HV since he was 8mo..

Just wondering..

mishymoo Fri 23-Oct-09 13:49:16

My DS never had a 2 year check up! I got a letter in the post to say if I had any concerns to contact my HV.

moaningminniewhingesagain Fri 23-Oct-09 14:47:45

My area do them at 2.5, we went in Sept but it varies a bit.

It was things like, can they scribble, talk a bit, any concerns about sight/hearing, can they jump/climb stairs.

Seona1973 Fri 23-Oct-09 19:55:37

we dont get an 8 month or 2 year check here so check with your hv that they still do them.

lisad123wantsherquoteinDM Fri 23-Oct-09 19:58:32

I got one for dd2 but at request, but they do do them here at 2.5 years. They have now said they will give her a 3year check too

ruddynorah Fri 23-Oct-09 20:00:01

no. they just sent a letter with milstones on and said to ring if any problems.

ilovetochat Fri 23-Oct-09 20:00:30

dd just got her appointment through, she will be 2.4

PerryPlatypus Fri 23-Oct-09 20:02:26

We only get an 8mth check here. After that you just get letters with the milestones on and asked to make an appointment if you think there's a problem.

TrinityHasAVampireRhino Fri 23-Oct-09 20:04:24

I got one on request when gecko was 2.3

fledtoscotland Fri 23-Oct-09 20:25:04

apart from immunisations, there is no HV check at any age here in central scotland. if you have concerns then you just contact them.

Scottie22 Fri 23-Oct-09 20:26:51

We have a 2 year check in our area but my dd has sn and we are rather sick of her being assessed so we didn't go!!

LackingNicknameInspiration Fri 23-Oct-09 20:31:57

Same as ruddynorah, we got a letter when DD turned 2 two weeks ago telling us they don't do 2 year checks anymore with a leaflet telling us what DD should be able to do. And that we can call if we have any concerns.

onadietcokebreak Fri 23-Oct-09 20:38:50

we had a two year check

CharCharGabor Fri 23-Oct-09 20:39:47

They've just started doing them in my area again recently. DD is 2.2 and has hers in November.

waitingforbedtime Fri 23-Oct-09 20:43:54

No didnt get one x

laurz75 Fri 23-Oct-09 20:46:39

We had one - I took my dd so we could get the bookbag and free books smile.

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