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