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Family size is an aspect of family structure and varies both within and between cultures. In the west the nuclear family is more prevalent in other areas where the extended family model is more common.
Natalism is the belief that human reproduction is the basis for individual existence, and therefore promotes having large families.
Many countries with population decline offer incentives for people to have large families as a means of national efforts to reverse declining populations.