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.

Friday, June 29, 2018

Meet one of our Promise Babies: Benjamin!


Benjamin Dean, son of Jeremy and Miranda Meek of Orange City, IA, 
was born 2:50 a.m. Thursday, June 21, 2018, in their home, weighing 8 pounds, 14 ounces, and measuring 22 inches. His grandparents are John and Sophia Meek of Hastings, MI, and Randy and Gail Harlow of Sioux Center, IA.

Certified nurse midwife Belinda Lassen of Promise Community Health Center in Sioux Center, IA, provided the prenatal care for the family throughout the pregnancy and attended the home birth. Registered nurse Kari Ney also assisted with the birth.


This was a second generation baby for Lassen. She delivered Benjamin's mom, Miranda, in April 1996.

Jeremy and Miranda Meek welcomed baby Benjamin
into their family on Thursday, June 21. He was born
in their home in Orange City, IA, with the assistance of
Belinda Lassen of Promise Community Health Center.


Benjamin Dean

Certified nurse midwife Belinda Lassen of
Promise Community Health Center joins the
family in the photo. She has attended the
birth of two generations in the family:
the mother, Miranda, and baby Benjamin.



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, June 25, 2018

Meet on our Promise Babies: Diana!


Diana Ella, daughter of John and Amanda Lynch of Marcus, IA, was born 11:38 a.m. Friday, May 25, 2018, weighing 6 pounds, 10 ounces, and measuring 20 1/4 inches. Her grandparents are Dora Lynch of Garden City, KS, and Mike and Pam Hulstein of Sioux Center, IA

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

Amanda and John Lynch welcomed baby Diana
into their family on Friday, June 15. Diana's
grandmother, Pam Hulstein, a midwife for
Promise Community Health Center, provided
the prenatal care for the family.

Promise Community Health Center of Sioux Center is the only Federally Qualified Health Center serving the 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.

Meet one of our Promise Babies: Eliyanah!


Eliyanah Jael, daughter of Nathan and Sandy Hull of Sioux Falls, SD, was born 9:25 a.m. Friday, June 15, 2018, in their home, weighing 9 pounds, 6 ounces, and measuring 22 inches. She has three siblings, Kira, 13; Dominic, 7; and Evan, 2.

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


Nathan and Sandy Hull, along with siblings, Kira, Dominic
and Evan, welcomed baby Eliyanah into their family on
Friday, June 15. 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.


Eliyanah Jael

Promise Community Health Center of Sioux Center is the only Federally Qualified Health Center serving the 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.

Friday, June 22, 2018

Meet one of our Promise Babies: Eden!


Eden Jenneke, daughter of Mitch and Jenni-Lee Evertse of Rock Valley, IA, was born 12:59 a.m. Wednesday, June 13, 2018, in their home, weighing 6 pounds, 8 ounces, and measuring 20 inches. She has three siblings, Micah, 7; Gideon, 4; and Meadow, 2. Her grandparents are Ken and Ida Evertse of Hull, IA, and Jan and Gayle Neels of Ontario, Canada.

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


Mitch and Jenni-Lee Evertse welcomed baby Eden into
their family on Wednesday, June 13. She was born in
their home in Rock Valley, IA, with the assistance of
midwife Belinda Lassen of Promise Community
Health Center of Sioux Center.

Eden Jenneke

Promise Community Health Center of Sioux Center is the only Federally Qualified Health Center serving the 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, June 19, 2018

Meet one of our Promise Babies: Ellie!


Ellie Mae, daughter of Matt and Amanda Long of Orange City, IA, 
was born 9:17 a.m. Sunday, June 10, 2018, in their home. She has a sister, Emma, 2.

Certified nurse midwife Pam Hulstein of Promise Community Health Center in Sioux Center, IA, provided the prenatal care for the family throughout the pregnancy and attended the home birth. Registered nurse Erica Robertson also assisted with the birth.


"We loved working with Pam, Erica and Promise Community Health Center!" Amanda said.

Amanda Long holds her baby, Ellie. She and her
husband, Matt, welcomed baby Ellie into their
family on Sunday, June 10. He was born in their
home in Orange City, IA, with the assistance of
midwife Pam Hulstein of Promise Community
Health Center of Sioux Center.

Ellie Mae

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, June 5, 2018

Meet one of our Promise Babies: Weston!


Weston Reed, son of Ashley and Jesse Maassen, 
was born 3:34 a.m. Thursday, May 24, 2018, in their rural Sioux County home near Hudson, SD, weighing 9 pounds, 4 ounces, and measuring 22.5 inches. He has three brothers, Kendan, 8; Braylon, 6; and Rylan, 2. His grandparents are Tim and Kelly Van Ginkel of Rock Valley, IA, and Tom and Paula Maassen of Rock Valley.

Certified nurse midwife Belinda Lassen of Promise Community Health Center in Sioux Center, IA, provided the prenatal care for the family throughout the pregnancy and attended the home birth. Registered nurse Kari Ney also assisted with the birth.


"The personalized care was great!" Ashley said.


Ashley Maassen holds her baby, Weston. She and her
husband, Jesse, welcomed baby Weston into their
family on Thursday, May 24. He was born in their rural

Sioux County home with the assistance of midwife
Belinda Lassen of Promise Community Health Center.


Weston Reed



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, May 31, 2018

Meet one of our Promise Babies: Cash!


Cash Zion, son of Wayne and Sharilyn Trout of Sioux Falls, SD, 
was born 3:42 p.m. Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in their home, weighing 7 pounds, 12 ounces, and measuring 22 inches. He has four siblings, Caleb, 12; Christian, 7; Charis; 4; and Chiera, 2.

Certified nurse midwife Belinda Lassen of Promise Community Health Center in Sioux Center, IA, provided the prenatal care for the family throughout the pregnancy and attended the home birth. Registered nurse Kari Ney also assisted with the birth.


"We feel truly blessed by our experience with Belinda and the home birth of our son," Sharilyn said. "Wish we could have had all our kiddos this special way and under such great care!"

Sharilyn and Wayne Trout welcomed baby Cash into
their family on Tuesday, May 22. He was born in their
home in Sioux Falls, SD, with the assistance of midwife
Belinda Lassen of Promise Community Health Center.

Cash Zion

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.