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, October 13, 2017

Meet one of our Promise Babies: Hyrum!

Hyrum Ford, son of Joseph and Abby Thorin of Hartford, SD, was born 6:10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, in their home, weighing 8 pounds, 8 ounces, and measuring 21 inches. He has three sisters, Saoirse, 6; Adelaide, 4, and Ruth, 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.

"We really enjoyed our experience having a home birth with our midwife, Pam Hulstein, and the friendly staff at Promise Community Health Center," Joseph said. "There's no more natural and beautiful an experience that we could have had."

Abby and Joseph Thorin, along with sisters,
Ruth, Saoirse and Adelaide, welcomed baby
Hyrum into their family on Saturday, Sept. 30.
He was born in their home in Hartford, SD, with
the assistance of midwife Pam Hulstein of Promise
Community Health Center of Sioux Center.

Hyrum Ford

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 For more tips and advice on various topics from Promise's midwifery team and baby announcements, visit