Definitions

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  • n. A supporter of natalism; one who is in favour of childbearing.

Etymologies

natal +‎ -ist (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Still, if we’re speaking of success stories of long-term natalist politics taking place over the decades, we should obviously consider a comparison between the fertility rates of native German women and native Swedish women.

    The Myrdals and feminist natalism | afoe | A Fistful of Euros | European Opinion

  • Familist, or "natalist" policies, as they are sometimes described, have a long legacy in Europe, particularly in countries with a strong Catholic heritage.

    The Case for Paid Family Leave

  • The term "natalist" goes back at least to 19th Century France, where the government was correctly worried that the low birth rate of the French was going to put them at a disadvantage on the battlefield against the more fecund Germans.

    Archive 2004-12-05

  • To satisfy your curiosity, do a search right now for "natalist" on Google.

    Archive 2004-12-05

  • There's no organized "natalist" movement to speak of; there's just people having babies.

    Archive 2005-01-23

  • The goverment must always remain pro - "natalist" becacause of its interest in its own survival.

    AFF Doublethink Online

  • Policies that take this approach end up in effect being "natalist".

    AFF Doublethink Online

  • 'natalist' campaigns implied that women were primarily mothers, and should perhaps be forbidden other roles.

    About.com Agnosticism / Atheism

  • "natalist" cult that is sweeping the country and causing all kinds of preventable havoc.

    AlterNet.org Main RSS Feed

  • One might have thought that the so-called "pro-lifers" could hold hands with us on this one, but as we all know, their agenda is not merely anti-abortion, but pro-natalist.

    Archive 2009-01-01

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