Nourri-Source Laurentides is a non-profit organization incorporated in 2000. Its mission is to support families who have chosen to breastfeed with telephone coaching and drop-in centres in addition to offering breastfeeding training.
Nourri-Source Laurentides’ priority is to make the breastfeeding experience as positive as possible for mothers. With a network of over 100 trained volunteers, families really appreciate our flexible and discreet interventions.
More than 100 trained mother-volunteers are divided into seven zones in the Laurentian region.
The seven Nourri-Source Laurentides zones serve the following communities:
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There are many ways you can contribute to expanding the reach of Nourri-Source Laurentides.
A breastfeeding coach is a mother-volunteer with positive breastfeeding experience.
She wants to promote the benefits of breastfeeding while respecting the code of ethics, policies and shared philosophy of Nourri-Source.
She must receive basic training in breastfeeding and has the opportunity for continued training.
A Nourri-Source father-volunteer is or has been the partner of a mother with positive breastfeeding experience.
He can facilitate prenatal meetings on the father’s role, be present at postnatal meetings, provide training, provide administrative support or any other help needed in an area related to his experience and interests.
He wants to promote the benefits of breastfeeding while respecting the code of ethics, policies and shared philosophy of Nourri-Source.
The training member is a member who cares about breastfeeding and who has the experience and knowledge to facilitate talks or workshops.
They must be a member of their professional order (if applicable) or demonstrate their abilities in a field related to breastfeeding to the satisfaction of the Board of Directors.
They commit to facilitating 6 hours of training or workshops for coaches or their mentees.
The partner-member is a volunteer who cares about breastfeeding and wants to get involved.
They want to promote the benefits of breastfeeding while respecting the code of ethics, policies and shared philosophy of Nourri-Source.
A partner-member commits to work with the organization during events for a minimum of 8 hours a year.
Honorary members of Nourri-Source Laurentides have been honoured for the significant service they have provided to the organization over the years.
They are usually nominated by the members in their zone.