King, Truby

New Zealand mental health reformer and baby care activist, whose patient-centered baby care methods were popular with mothers but controversial among doctors. Knighted in 1925, Sir Truby King's methods were credited with lowering infant mortality in the early decades of the twentieth century.

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Born
New Plymouth, New Zealand
01 Apr 1858
Died
Wellington, New Zealand
10 Feb 1938
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Birth
King, Frederic Truby
Alternate
King, Frederic Truby
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1923 - 1938