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This might be a temporary issue with her, sometimes due to a change in bowel bacteria flora diarrhea can start and can take a few months to normalize. This can happen after a change in diet or recent antibiotics use.
In order to firm up the stool more fiber would help. It's a common misconception that fiber causes diarrhea. Fiber actually bulks up the stool and so it will help. The stool will be less runny with increased fiber. Also, having some rice or bread can also help bind the stool a bit more.
As to how to address it with the parent. that's tough, perhaps expressing your concern with the risk of UTI.
I hope the information helped, let me know if you have any questions about the dietary changes I recommended.
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