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.

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