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.

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.






Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Meet one of our Promise Babies: Max!


Max Herman, son of Aaron and Kara Bouma of Le Mars, IA, was born 1:53 a.m. Saturday, June 29, 2019, in their home, weighing 7 pounds, 12 ounces, and measuring 20 inches. He has four siblings, Paxton, 8; Sam, 6; Camden, 4; and Ann, 2. His grandparents are Alice and Lyle Krienert and Don and Linda Bouma.

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. Registered nurse Erica Robertson also assisted with the home birth.


"I loved my experience with my midwife and my home birth," Kara said. "Pam and Erica made me feel so comfortable during my pregnancy and after."


Kara Bouma holds her baby, Max. She and her
husband, Aaron, welcomed baby Max into their
family on Saturday, June 29. He was born in
their Le Mars home with the assistance of
midwife Pam Hulstein of Promise CHC.

Max Herman

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, July 8, 2019

Meet one of our Promise Babies: Hezekiah!


Hezekiah Cole, son of Lauren and Levi Hertz of Menno, SD, was born 8:30 p.m. Friday, June 21, 2019, in their home, weighing 7 pounds, 14 ounces, and measuring 22 inches.

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.


Lauren and Levi Hertz welcomed baby Hezekiah
into their family on Friday, June 21. He was born
in their home in Menno, SD, with the assistance of
midwife Pam Hulstein of Promise Community
Health Center of Sioux Center.

Hezekiah Cole


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, July 2, 2019

Meet one of our Promise Babies: Raylen!


Raylen Charles, son of Rod and Liza of Cherokee, IA, was born 6:57 p.m. Tuesday, June 25, 2019, in their home, weighing 8 pounds and measuring 21 inches. He has three siblings, Skyler, 14; Rowen, 5; and Anna, 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 and attended the home birth.


"My family and I have felt very cared for through the pregnancy, birth and post-birth process," Liza said. "Being in the comfort of our home has proven to aid in the smooth delivery — optimal health for myself while healing as well as our baby boy who is very content. I attest this all to the calm and gentle nature of home birth and that great caregivers offer."


Liza holds her baby, Raylen. She and her
husband, Rod, welcomed baby Raylen into
their family on Tuesday, June 25. He was born
in their Cherokee home with the assistance of
midwife Belinda Lassen of Promise CHC.



Raylen Charles


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, May 28, 2019

Meet one of our Promise Babies: Auren!


Auren Indiana Thomas, daughter of Kelsie Jo Thomas and Anthony Craig Helland of Sioux Falls, SD, was born 3:04 p.m. Sunday, May 19, 2019, in her home, weighing 8 pounds and measuring 21 inches. Her grandparents are Rosemary Dickens-Helland of Sioux Falls and Mark Thomas of Alexandria, SD.

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


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

"We loved the care, intention and attention offered to us by the Promise CHC midwifery team during both prenatal care and during our home birth. It was everything we desired and more!"


Kelsie Jo Thomas and Anthony Craig Helland welcomed
baby Auren into their family on Sunday, May 19. She was
born in their home in Sioux Falls, SD, with the assistance
of midwife Belinda Lassen of Promise Community Health
Center of Sioux Center. Midwife Pam Hulstein
of Promise provided the prenatal care.



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, May 21, 2019

Meet one of our Promise Babies: August!


August Michael, son of Jake and Audra DeGroot, was born 5:20 a.m. Wednesday, May 15, 2019, in his home, weighing 9 pounds, 4 ounces, and measuring 22 inches. He has four siblings, Keira, 11; Zoe, 8; Liam, 6; and Aria, 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 and attended the home birth.


Jake and Audra DeGroot welcomed baby August
into their family on Wednesday, May 15. He was
born in their home with the assistance of midwife
Belinda Lassen of Promise Community Health Center.

August Michael

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.

Mother shares video of her home-birth experience


Amanda shared a video of photos of the birth of her son, Grayson, in their home in Spencer, IA. The video was created by Courtney Cook Photography.

Belinda Lassen, certified nurse midwife of Promise Community Health Center of Sioux Center, IA, and Kari Ney, registered nurse for Promise, attended the home birth.

 Baby Grayson's Home Birth

Grayson was born 1:17 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 27. 

To learn more about baby Grayson and his family, visit this Wonderfully Made post: https://promisechcmidwives.blogspot.com/2019/01/meet-one-of-our-promise-babies-grayson.html

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, May 9, 2019

Meet one of our Promise Babies: Vivian!


Vivian Julianne, daughter of Bethany Schiefelbein and Matthew Burns of Spencer, IA, was born 12:29 a.m. Tuesday, April 30, in their home, weighing 8 pounds and measuring 21 inches. She has two siblings, Cecelia, 7, and Marielle, 5. Her grandparents are Joan and Dennis Schiefelbein of Fall Creek, WI, and Ann and Kevin Burns of Maquoketa, 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 and attended the home birth.


Matthew Burns and Bethany Schiefelbein welcomed
baby Vivian into their family on Tuesday, April 30.
She was born in their home in Spencer, IA, with the
assistance of midwife Belinda Lassen of Promise
Community Health Center of Sioux Center.


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, May 2, 2019

Meet one of our Promise Babies: Ada!


Ada Kay, daughter of Brooke and Conor Bertling of Le Mars, IAwas born 10:11 p.m. Wednesday, April 24, 2019, in their home, weighing 7 pounds, 12 ounces, and measuring 21 inches. She has a sister, Nora, 2. Her grandparents are Karen and Paul Langel of Le Mars and Sharleen and Dave Bertling.

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.


"We loved the care we received from Pam and the nurses at Promise," Brooke said. "Everything was perfect, and we could do it again."


Conor and Brooke Bertling, along with sister Nora,
welcomed baby Ada into their family on Wednesday,
April 24. She was born in their home in Le Mars, IA,
with the assistance of midwife Pam Hulstein of
Promise Community Health Center of Sioux Center.

Ada Kay

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, May 1, 2019

Meet one of our Promise Babies: Jude!


Jude, son of Wyatt and Heidi of Brandon, SD, was born 5:25 a.m. Saturday, April 20, 2019, in his home, weighing 7 pounds and measuring 21 inches. He has two siblings, Harper and Mathias.

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 home birth.



Heidi and Wyatt welcomed baby Jude into their
family on Saturday, April 20. He was born in their
home in Brandon, SD, with the assistance of midwife
Belinda Lassen of Promise Community Health Center.

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.

Friday, April 26, 2019

Meet one of our Promise Babies: Addison!


Addison Belle, daughter of Nathan and Alissa Van Zweden of Hull, IAwas born 1:22 a.m. Tuesday, April 16, 2019, in their home, weighing 9 pounds, 4 ounces, and measuring 22 inches. She has two brothers, Noah, 7, and Aiden, 4.

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.


Big brothers Noah and Aiden hold their baby sister,
Addison. She was born on Tuesday, April 16, in
their home in Hull with the assistance of Promise
Community Health Center midwife Belinda Lassen.


Addison Belle

Promise Community Health Center of Sioux Center is a 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, April 12, 2019

Meet one of our Promise Babies: Ruben!


Ruben Thomas Skrenes was born Wednesday, April 3, 2019, in his home, weighing 9 pounds, 4 ounces, and measuring 22 1/2 inches.

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. Registered nurse Kari Ney also assisted with the home birth.


The family appreciated the experience.

"Our home birth was awesome. The combination of midwife, nurse and doula was perfect for us."

Ruben Thomas Skrenes was born Wednesday April 3.

Ruben Thomas Skrenes


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, April 9, 2019

Meet one of our Promise Babies: Isla!


Isla Maurice, daughter of Calvin and Kristine Thiessen of Spirit Lake, IA, was born 12:13 a.m. Monday, April 1, 2019, in their home, weighing 5 pounds, 14 ounces, and measuring 20 inches. She has a brother, Cooper, 3.

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.


Kristine Thiessen holds her baby, Isla. She and
her husband, Calvin, welcome baby Isla into
their family on Monday, April 1. She was born
in their Spirit Lake home with the assistance
of Promise CHC midwife Pam Hulstein.


Isla Maurice

Promise Community Health Center of Sioux Center is a 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, April 4, 2019

Meet one of our Promise Babies: Aria!


Aria Grace, daughter of Will and Lindsey Warntjes of Boyden, IA, was born 3:10 a.m. Wednesday, March 27, 2019, in their home, weighing 7 pounds, 10 ounces, and measuring 21 1/2 inches. She has four siblings, Carmen, 10; Colton, 8; Liam, 6; and Ava Lynne, 4. Her grandparents are Daryl and LaVonne Warntjes and Alan and Avis Bakker.

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.


"It went very well  — much less stressful," Will said.

Will and Lindsey Warntjez welcomed baby Aria
into their family on Wednesday, March, 27. She
was born in their home in Boyden, IA, with the
assistance of midwife Pam Hulstein of Promise
Community Health Center of Sioux Center.


Aria Grace

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.