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Hi Doctor, i have a baby girl who is 5 months old
from last 3 days she is having loose motions
its like foamy in small quantities
5 times a day
do u know the reason
I am a working women - feeds her in the morning and again only in the evening
Does she have any other symptoms?
Does she have a fever?
Can you give me the details about her food intake?
morning i will feed my milk till 9:30AM
later ragi malt at 11am
and later lactogen / cerelac whenever she cries
and again after 6pm my milk
So she is taking formula and cerelac
when you are not there
How does the caregiver prepare her milk?
sterilize the bowl and spoon
and she mixes required quantity mentioned on the pack and feds her
What is the source of water?
we will purchase water in Cans
which they say bisleri but i don't trust it
Thats what I wanted to hear
So I will recommend the following things
they might bring XXXXXXX or sweet water somewhere and says Bisleri
For a 5 month old it is ok to pass stools upto 5-8 times a day
But the foaming type of stools is woorisome
It does look like a mild infection
It is better to take your precautions
I usually advocate a filter at home
since it is reliable
Her diet seems ok
We do not need to change anything else for now
If you cannot get a RO system at home
you may try drinking water from companies like aquafina
ok you mean Aqua gaurd or other kind of water filter
yes exaclty aquafina
We can try these changes for now
allright, Thanks doctor.. i will follow the same and get back to you if i still have issues
bye for now
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