New moms are clueless about prelacteal feeds and breastfeeding and often go by what their mums and grandmums have to say. There are a few common myths that most of us blindly follow. Our expert Ms Victoria Kumar Soraine Lactation Consultant Education Manager Medela India tells us more. Myth 1: Honey saunf water and some other foods are best prelacteal feeds. Honey and saunf water are commonly used as prelacteal feeds. However it is not right as there is a higher risk of contamination of prelacteal feeds by bacteria virus or fungus as microbes are present everywhere in the environment.