WHAT A MOM WANTS
Recent Twin Cities maternity renovations
FAIRVIEW SOUTHDALE, EDINA
Annual births: 3,400 to 3,600
Perks: Wireless internet, flat-screen TVs, CD and DVD players, spa services by "Go Home Gorgeous," studio-quality portrait photography.
RIDGEVIEW MEDICAL CENTER, WACONIA
Annual births: 1,200 (Capacity for 1,800 with new center)
Perks: Birthing tubs with whirlpool, surround sound stereo, massage services.
HENNEPIN COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER, MINNEAPOLIS
Annual births: 2,800
Perks: Wireless internet, doulas, water-birth tub.
WOODWINDS HEALTH CAMPUS, WOODBURY
Annual births: 1,800
Perks: Water birth, massage, "healing touch" therapy including Reiki, music therapy (including the hospital's own harp), acupuncture.
METHODIST HOSPITAL, ST. LOUIS PARK
Annual births: 3,800
Perks: Two obstetricians on duty around the clock, studio-quality portrait services; spa service starts in August.