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.

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Meet one of our Promise Babies: Elizabeth!


Elizabeth Joanne, daughter of Jon and Mylidiah Korthuis of Ireton, IA, was born 6:12 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, in their home, weighing 7 pounds, 2 ounces, and measuring 19 inches. She has a sister, Jennifer, 18 months. Her grandparents are Harold and Amy Korthuis of Willmar, MN, and John and Joanne Cave of Ireton, IA.

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

Jon and Mylidiah Korthuis, along with sister Jennifer,
welcomed baby Elizabeth into their family on Tuesday,
Oct. 16. Midwife Belinda Lassen provided prenatal
care for the family throughout the pregnancy.

Elizabeth Joanne

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.

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Meet one of our Promise Babies: Brycn!


Brycn Lawrence, son of Alanzo and Bailey Ruble of Sioux Falls, SD, was born 1:23 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, in their home, weighing 7 pounds, 8 ounces, and measuring 22 inches. His grandparents are Kallie and Dave Morrow and April and Victor Nichols of Cherokee, IA.

Certified nurse midwives Pam Hulstein and Belinda Lassen of Promise Community Health Center of Sioux Center, IA, provided the prenatal care for the family throughout the pregnancy.

The family appreciated the care they received and the home birth experience.

"It was everything I imagined and more," Bailey said. "I couldn't have asked for a better pregnancy and birth. We loved both of our midwives!"

Bailey Ruble holds her baby, Brycn. She and her
husband, Alanzo, welcomed baby Brycn into their
family on Tuesday, Oct. 2. He was born in their
home in Sioux Falls, SD.

Brycn Lawrence

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, September 13, 2018

Meet one of our Promise Babies: Maverick!


Maverick Maas, son of Jason and Amanda Van Otterloo of George, IA, 
was born 2:26 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, in their home, weighing 9 pounds, 6 ounces, and measuring 22 inches. He has a sister, Thea.

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. Registered nurse Kari Ney also assisted with the birth.

Jason and Amanda Van Otterloo welcomed baby
Maverick into their family on Wednesday, Sept. 5.
He was born in their home in George, IA, with the
assistance of midwife Belinda Lassen of Promise
Community Health Center of Sioux Center, IA.

Maverick Maas

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, August 30, 2018

Meet one of our Promise Babies: Ezra!


Ezra Jude, son of Ryan and Hannah Bonfiglio of Sioux City, IA, 
was born 4:05 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, in their home, weighing 8 pounds and measuring 22 inches. His grandparents are Colin and Susan Cullen of Stillwater, NJ, and Robert and Dianne Bonfiglio of Bedford, NH.

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. Registered nurse Erica Robertson also assisted with the birth.


Hannah and Ryan Bonfigio welcomed baby Ezra
into their family on Saturday, Aug. 25. He was
born in their home in Sioux City, IA, with the
assistance of midwife Belinda Lassen of Promise
Community Health Center of Sioux Center.

Ezra Jude

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, August 8, 2018

Meet one of our Promise Babies: Everett!


Everett Perry, daughter of Seth and Courtney Sandbulte of Boyden, IA, 
was born 4:37 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, in their home, weighing 6 pounds, 12 ounces, and measuring 22 inches. Her grandparents are Janelle Jansen of Ashton, SD; Wendell and Robin Sandbulte of Hull, IA; and Elson and Deb Schut 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.


"Having a home birth was the greatest, happiest choice we could have made for our family," Courtney said. "We felt so loved and cared for before, during and after we welcomed Everette home. We love you, Promise!"

Courtney and Seth Sandbulte welcomed baby
Everett into their family on Wednesday, Aug. 1.
She was born in their home in Boyden, IA, with the
assistance of midwife Belinda Lassen of Promise
Community Health Center of Sioux Center.
 

Everett Perry

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.

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.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Meet one of our Promise Babies: Asa!


Asa Bradley, son of Julius and Raya Hopp of Moville, IA, 
was born 4:32 a.m. Wednesday, May 9, 2018, in their home, weighing 9 pounds, 1 ounces, and measuring 22 inches. His grandparents are Brad and Megan Hopp of Moville, IA, and Scott and Maryann Beckner of Sioux City, 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 Asa's dad, Julius, 22 years ago.


Ragen and Julius Hopp welcomed baby Asa into their
family on Wednesday, May 9. He was born in their
home in Moville, IA, with the assistance of midwife
Belinda Lassen of Promise Community Health Center.



Asa Bradley


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 father, Julius, and baby Asa.



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, May 2, 2018

Meet one of our Promise Babies: Noah!


Noah James, son of Ruth and Carlos Hernandez of Sioux Center, IA, was born 11:42 p.m. Monday, April 23, 2018, in their home, weighing 8 pounds and measuring 21 inches. He has one brother, Christopher, 8. His grandparents are Paul and Esther Potter of Sioux Center.

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.

Ruth Hernandez holds her baby, Noah. She and her
husband, Carlos, welcomed baby Noah into their
family on Monday, April 23. He was born in their
home in Sioux Center, IA, with the assistance of
midwife Belinda Lassen of Promise Community
Health Center of Sioux Center.

Noah James

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, April 30, 2018

Meet one of our Promise Babies: Henley!


Henley Marie, daughter of Tyler and Tiffany Armstrong of Sioux Center, IA, was born 8:53 p.m. Tuesday, April 3, 2018, in their home, weighing 8 pounds, 4 ounces, and measuring 22 inches. She has a brother, TJ. Her grandparents are Kathleen and Larry Armstrong of Sioux Center and Melinda and Anthony Hoskins of Kansas City.

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.


Tyler and Tiffany Armstrong welcomed baby Henley
into their family on Tuesday, April 3. She was born
in their home in Sioux Center, IA, with the assistance
of midwife Belinda Lassen of Promise Community
Health Center of Sioux Center.

Henley Marie

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.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Meet one of our Promise Babies: Maddox!


Maddox Dean, son of Darrin and Ashley Brummel of Doon, IA, was born 3:15 a.m. Thursday, April 19, 2018, in their home, weighing 6 pounds, 2 ounces, and measuring 21 inches. He has four siblings, Braleigh, 6; Bentley, 4; Raeya, 3, and Adalyn, 2. His grandparents are Pete and Judy Brummel of Hull, IA; Julie Leaf of Sioux Falls, SD; and Dale Van Dyke of Sibley, 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.


Ashley Brummel holds her baby, Maddox. She and
her husband, Darrin, welcomed baby Maddox into
their family on Thursday, April 19. He was born
in their home in Doon, IA, with the assistance of
midwife Belinda Lassen of Promise Community
Health Center of Sioux Center.

Maddox Dean

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.

Friday, April 13, 2018

Meet one of our Promise Babies: Atlas!


Atlas Onyx, son of Jonathan and Katie Sullivan of Salix, IA, was born 1:12 a.m. Monday, April 2, 2018, in their home, weighing 8 pounds, 14 ounces, and measuring 22 3/4 inches. He has three siblings, Jasper, 5; Lincoln, 3; and Shepherd, 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.


"It was wonderful, personalized care in the comfort of home," Katie said. "I really enjoyed the birth experience."

Katie Sullivan holds her baby, Atlas. She and
her husband, Jonathan, welcomed baby Atlas
into their family on Monday, April 2. He was born
in their home in Salix, IA, with the assistance of
midwife Pam Hulstein of Promise Community
Health Center of Sioux Center.

Atlas Onyx

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.