The Haliburton-Kawartha-Pine Ridge District Health Unit offers help and support for breastfeeding moms.

The health unit has a free class called Preparation for Breastfeeding.

Registered Nurse Tammy Thomson says knowing information about breastfeeding is important for both the mother and the baby.

Thomson says the health unit also has help and support for new parents.

Anyone who is interested in the free class can call the health unit.