So I'm now over 20 weeks along in my pregnancy, with no need for medical attention as yet. I did have moments of self doubt over the past few weeks - I think brought on because this is the point at which ultrasounds are truly "the norm" in most pregnancies - but have comforted myself through further reading and reflection, and moved on. My child's movements are sporadically strong enough for me to really "feel" now, which is of course a constant comfort. However I'm trying not to focus too much on it, as at this stage I don't want to be concerned if when I go hours or days without feeling too much action.
Hopefully in a few weeks time, my partner will also be able to feel movement. I'm sure this will help to involve him more in the pregnancy.
My general health has been good for the most part, although the classic pregnancy immune system has let me down a couple of times, with sniffles and light colds. I'm sure the overall stress of relocating, working and just being pregnant doesn't help there - however maintaining a good diet and a daily walk does wonders.
As for medical care later on in the piece, I'm considering one midwife appointment very close to the birth - to palpate my tummy, and ensure the placenta is lying well, and have an overall check up. However that is dependant on both how I feel at the time, and if I have an available, supportive midwife.