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An attitude or policy that encourages childbearing.

pro·na′tal·ist n.
pro·na′tal·is′tic adj.
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This conservative ideology called for natalism and motherhood, hearth and home, inciting opposition among the feminist and lesbian circles of Paris, which included Gertrude Stein, Natalie Barney, Sylvia Beach, and Margaret Anderson and Jane Heap, friends of Cahun's.
From oosplasmic transfer (1) to pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (2) to the precise gene-editing capabilities of Crispr-cas9, (3) these technologies can facilitate quiet forms of eugenic natalism.
The book concludes with questions about remarriage and natalism, revisiting the central question American widows faced in deciding to wear mourning clothes: whether they were women or war widows first (125).
Coming from a country that has for years been enforcing a one-child policy in an attempt to combat overpopulation, Xu had difficulty imagining a responsible government encouraging natalism.
Peyrebrune's text, as I will show, had an impact on Rachilde's thematics and helped goad her, in La Marquise de Sade, into a full-scale attack on marriage, natalism and doctors.
Here, in the context of rampant postwar natalism, lesbianism came to stand for the dangers of female sexuality in general.
writes about authority structures within Buddhism, environmentalism, natalism (she is "deeply suspicious of people who need and long to reproduce biologically"), consumerism, and children's rights.
But natalism only partly explains Western animus toward homosexuality.