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Well, fit for a 19th-century empress, to be precise.

Going only by the top page of its website, most people would probably think that Tokyo’s Mizuguchi Hospital is a cosmetic surgery clinic. Some might guess that it’s a dermatology specialist, and a few might put their money on weight-loss counseling center, but in any case, most people would imagine that Mizuguchi is in some sort of beauty field, given that the first thing visitors to its website see is this.

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However, the truth is that Mizuguchi Hospital, located in the swanky Kichijoji neighborhood, is actually an obstetrics and gynaecology health provider. So while their doctors can’t give you a baby-soft skin, they’ll fully qualified to deliver your actual baby, and during your stay at the facility, you’ve got the option of staying in a room that looks like this.

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Guests (Mizuguchi is far too classy to call them “patients”) looking for the ultimate in luxury can opt for the Elisabeth Plan, which gets its name from Empress Elisabeth of Austria, the 19th-century monarch who was coroneted at the age of 17.

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The hospital says it aims to apply the haute couture philosophy of custom fashion design to the birthing process, with its “total birth coordinators” catering to guests’ specific, individual needs during both prenatal and postnatal care, as well as the delivery itself.

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Meals on the Elisabeth Plan are, of course, similarly superlative, so as not to be overshadowed by the dazzling decor of the guests’ rooms in which they are served.

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Following the birth of their little bundle of joy, but prior to discharge, new mothers can enjoy both a “celebration dinner,” which is even more opulent than the standard fare, and afternoon tea service.

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Really, it’s all enough to make other mothers-to-be green with envy.

▼ Mizuguchi guests, meanwhile, merely have their eyes turn yellow with decadence, apparently.

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