Let us divide the problem into 3 groups
1. What to do now 2. diet 3. Future plans
Loose motions in this age group is divided into 3 groups
a. requiring antibiotics: if there is blood in the stool, then antibiotics are required
b. If there is dehydration: eyes & tongue not moist, not passing urine once in 8 hours, not active even for a single session.
c. We have to wait patiently:
If passing motion immediately after feeds, green in colour, froth, noise anus redness
, pain while passing motions, straining for motion, mucus, and passing small quantities
In short this will settle in 4 to 14 days
Regarding other food you are giving, to me are not requried. You can go one step at a time, Rice oar ragi kanjee first boiled in water then boil it in cows milk and give ( after diarrhoea
Then plain cows milk can be given.
For the future:
you can use formula feeds provided - you can follow the instruction given outside the box.
You should not reduce the number of scoops or increase the quantity of the water for each scoop. If your child is not consuming so many scoops means the formula is not suiting him.
They are called formulas, because, as in mathematics, we cannot change the formula ( one scoop 30 of water)
Regarding vitamin drops if his height, weight and head circumference are appropriate to the age then we need not do anything