Promise Community Health Center prenatal care team

Promise Community Health Center prenatal care team
Promise Community Health Center's midwifery care team consists of (standing) certified nurse midwives Belinda Lassen and Pam Hulstein and their support team, clinical assistant/interpreter Ruth Hernandez and registered nurses Erica Robertson and Kari Ney.

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Meet one of our Promise Babies : Linna!


WELCOME Linna Mariya

Linna is the daughter of Ivan and Mariya Sumin 
of Brandon, South Dakota

Here are her stats! 


• Born: December 22, 2019 at 10:54am
• Weight: 7 lbs, 4 oz
• Length: 20 in


Certified nurse midwife Kari Ney of Promise Community Health Center of Sioux Center, IA, provided the prenatal care for the family throughout the pregnancy and attended the home birth. 


Linna was welcomed into the family by her big brothers and big sisters, Nikeeta, Oleg, Paulik, Anastasia, Anita and Leaha. 







Promise Community Health Center of Sioux Center is the only Federally Qualified Health Center serving the far northwest corner of Iowaand beyond. To learn more about Promise's midwifery team and prenatal services, visit www.promisechc.org/services/prenatal.aspx. For more tips and advice on various topics from Promise's midwifery team and baby announcements, visit promisechcmidwives.blogspot.com.

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Meet one of our Promise Babies : Isabella!


WELCOME Isabella Rose 

Isabella is the daughter of Julius and Raya Hopp 
of Moville, IA

Here are her stats! 


• Born: December 22, 2019 at 12:41am
• Weight: 7 lbs, 12 oz
• Length: 22 in


Certified nurse midwife Belinda Lassen of Promise Community Health Center of Sioux Center, IA, provided the prenatal care for the family throughout the pregnancy and attended the home birth. Not only did Belinda help deliver this baby girl but also delivered her dad as well!  


Isabella was welcomed into the family by her big brother Asa and grandparents Scott and Meryann Beekner and Brad and Megan Hopp. 






Julius and Raya loved doing a home birth. Getting to be in the comfort of their own home and doing things the way they wanted to, as well as only having a couple of people around during the labor and delivery is what they loved the most. Raya loved having care from Belinda, her midwife because she is extremely knowledgable and she recommended natural ways of doing things. The Hopp's were able to contact the Promise team so quickly and with ease for the birth and when they have questions or concerns. Raya and Julius highly recommend Promise and having a home birth!

Promise Community Health Center of Sioux Center is the only Federally Qualified Health Center serving the far northwest corner of Iowaand beyond. To learn more about Promise's midwifery team and prenatal services, visit www.promisechc.org/services/prenatal.aspx. For more tips and advice on various topics from Promise's midwifery team and baby announcements, visit promisechcmidwives.blogspot.com.

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Meet one of our Promise Babies : Jada!


WELCOME Jada Brianne Franje! 

Jada is the daughter of Kurt & Kelly Franje 
of Rock Valley, IA

Here are her stats! 


• Born: November 23, 2019 at 4:46pm
• Weight: 9 lbs, 9 oz
• Length: 22 in


Certified nurse midwife Belinda Lassen of Promise Community Health Center of Sioux Center, IA, provided the prenatal care for the family throughout the pregnancy and attended the home birth.






Kurt and Kelli loved their experience with Promise. From patient care throughout pregnancy to going above and beyond expectations to make sure labor and delivery were smooth at home. They are so thankful for the constant support they had through Belinda in the transition of bringing Jada into their family!

Promise Community Health Center of Sioux Center is the only Federally Qualified Health Center serving the far northwest corner of Iowaand beyond. To learn more about Promise's midwifery team and prenatal services, visit www.promisechc.org/services/prenatal.aspx. For more tips and advice on various topics from Promise's midwifery team and baby announcements, visit promisechcmidwives.blogspot.com.

Monday, November 11, 2019

Meet one of our Promise Babies : Sterling!


WELCOME Sterling Ray Anderson! 

Sterling is the son of Cody and Jo Anderson, from Alta IA. 

Here are his stats! 

• Born: October 11, 2019 at 11:48am
• Weight: 7 lbs, 8 oz
• Length: 21 in
• Grandparents: Kel & Sherri Anderson of Alta, IA & Tammy King of Audubon, IA

Certified nurse midwife Pam Hulstein of Promise Community Health Center of Sioux Center, IA, provided the prenatal care for the family throughout the pregnancy and attended the home birth.






Jo and Cody were absolutely amazed and would not change a thing about their decision to have a home birth! Cody is now recommending home birth to all their friends. The support and care provided by all the staff was exceptional! Thank you Promise!

Promise Community Health Center of Sioux Center is the only Federally Qualified Health Center serving the far northwest corner of Iowaand beyond. To learn more about Promise's midwifery team and prenatal services, visit www.promisechc.org/services/prenatal.aspx. For more tips and advice on various topics from Promise's midwifery team and baby announcements, visit promisechcmidwives.blogspot.com.

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Meet one of our Promise Babies: Hazel!


Hazel Marie, daughter of Jeremiah and Miranda Meek of Hospers, IA, was born 4:48 a.m. Saturday, July 20, 2019, in their home, weighing 7 pounds, 10 ounces, and measuring 21 inches. Her brother is Benjamin, 13 months.

Certified nurse midwife Belinda Lassen of Promise Community Health Center of Sioux Center, IA, provided the prenatal care for the family throughout the pregnancy and attended the home birth.


Hazel is a second generation baby for Belinda as a midwife. Belinda also delivered Hazel's mom, Miranda.

Jeremiah and Miranda Meek welcomed baby Hazel
into their family on Saturday, July 20. She was born
in their home in Hospers, IA, with the assistance of
midwife Belinda Lassen of Promise Community
Health Center in Sioux Center.

Hazel Marie
Certified nurse midwife Belinda Lassen of Promise
CHC joins the family for a photo. She has attended
the birth of two generations in the family:
the mother, Miranda, and baby Hazel.


Promise Community Health Center of Sioux Center is the only Federally Qualified Health Center serving the far northwest corner of Iowaand beyond. To learn more about Promise's midwifery team and prenatal services, visit www.promisechc.org/services/prenatal.aspx. For more tips and advice on various topics from Promise's midwifery team and baby announcements, visit promisechcmidwives.blogspot.com.

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Meet one of our Promise Babies: Camila!


Camila Jean, daughter of Josiah and Melissa Christoffer of Sioux Falls, SD, was born 1:26 a.m. Sunday, July 14, 2019, in her home, weighing 5 pounds, 2 ounces, and measuring 19 inches. Her siblings are Cali, 6, and Cohen, 3.

Certified nurse midwife Belinda Lassen of Promise Community Health Center of Sioux Center, IA, provided the prenatal care for the family throughout the pregnancy. Certified nurse midwife Pam Hulstein of Promise attended the home birth.


The couple appreciated the care that they received from Promise's midwives.

"We love our Promise midwives! Pam and Belinda are amazing."

Melissa and Josiah Christoffer welcomed baby
Camila into their family on Sunday, July 14. She
was born in their home in Sioux Falls, SD, with
the assistance of midwife Pam Hulstein of
Promise Community Health Center of Sioux
Center. Midwife Belinda Lassen of Promise
provided the prenatal care for the family.



Camila Jean


Promise Community Health Center of Sioux Center is the only Federally Qualified Health Center serving the far northwest corner of Iowaand beyond. To learn more about Promise's midwifery team and prenatal services, visit www.promisechc.org/services/prenatal.aspx. For more tips and advice on various topics from Promise's midwifery team and baby announcements, visit promisechcmidwives.blogspot.com.

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Meet one of our Promise Babies: Peter!


Peter Jaron, son of Jaron and Elizabeth Wilson of Paullina, IA, was born 10:45 p.m. Sunday, July 7, 2019, in their home, weighing 7 pounds, 7 ounces, and measuring 21 inches. He has a brother, Walter, 2 1/2.

Certified nurse midwife Belinda Lassen of Promise Community Health Center of Sioux Center, IA, provided the prenatal care for the family throughout the pregnancy and attended the home birth.


"We loved our second home-birth experience with Belinda Lassen," Elizabeth said. "We were blessed to have everything go smoothly and quickly and enjoyed relaxing after the birth at home. We are very thankful to Belinda and her team!"

Elizabeth and Jaron Wilson welcomed baby Peter
into their family on Sunday, July 7. He was born in
their home in Paullina, IA, with the assistance of
midwife Belinda Lassen of Promise Community
Health Center of Sioux Center.

Peter Jaron


Promise Community Health Center of Sioux Center is the only Federally Qualified Health Center serving the far northwest corner of Iowaand beyond. To learn more about Promise's midwifery team and prenatal services, visit www.promisechc.org/services/prenatal.aspx. For more tips and advice on various topics from Promise's midwifery team and baby announcements, visit promisechcmidwives.blogspot.com.