Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 2010
This description of Marta Maglio's work was prepared when Marta Maglio was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2010.
Marta Maglio has changed the consciousness and behaviors of thousands of Argentine citizens and health professionals with regards to the importance of breastfeeding as a crucial avenue to ensure the physical and emotional health of parents and children alike. By focusing on the first months of parents’ relationships with their infants, Marta is strengthening family bonds and creating an enabling environment for the development of empathetic skills.
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