Author, Gessie Thompson, to debut new book HOPE BEYOND FIBROIDS at ESSENCE FESTIVAL

 Author Gessie Thompson offers inspiration, empowerment and hope for women following their dream to become mothers with her new book that uncovers the challenges associated with fibroids.


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For many women, the dream of becoming a mother is one that can seem impossible when facing infertility challenges. Author Gessie Thompson knows this battle well, and has decided to share her experience of suffering with uterine fibroids, and how her dream of becoming a mother became a reality. Now, her mission is to be a beacon of hope and inspiration by encouraging women to never get up because there is hope beyond fibroids. Her new book Hope Beyond Fibroids: Stories of Miracle Babies and the Journey to Motherhood (ISBN 978-0-9704898-3-8, $19.99, NyreePress)  serves as a real-life example of how one can overcome the complexities associated with fibroids and provides encouragement from women that share a common path. 

“New York-based Brand Strategist and Fertility Coach Gessie Thompson was determined to be a Mom. With a fighting, faithful spirit, she went to war against dramatic health problems-and won.” ESSENCE Magazine"

In addition to sharing miracle stories from 15 other mothers, Hope Beyond Fibroids also includes a Hope Beyond Fibroid Coaching Guide with Coach Felicia Scott, Fibroid FAQs with Dr. Cheruba Prabakar, and a full Glossary of Terms. This tool was created to help educate women who are walking through their own journeys and for loved ones who are walking this path beside them.

Hope Beyond Fibroids: Stories of Miracle Babies and the Journey to Motherhood is a beautiful collection of stories from women who have experienced heart-gripping pain during their journey to motherhood,” says Kennisha Hill, CEO of NyreePress. “This book gave each contributor an opportunity to courageously share hope through their very touching testimonials. I was deeply moved by each story. I’m thankful Mrs. Thompson is helping bring awareness to a topic that’s very sensitive to us. This book is needed!"

Hope Beyond Fibroids officially releases on July 7th, but Thompson will host her first book signing in New Orleans at the ESSENCE FESTIVAL. Thompson will be teaching on topics in her book at the  Ernest N. Morial Convention Center on July 4th during the Empower U sessions. Come to this free session to learn more, and help spread awareness to this important part of women's health!

About the book:

After facing the health challenges of fibroids and their effect on fertility, Ms. Thompson combines her personal triumph along with the miracle stories of 15 other mothers in to the inspiring new book Hope Beyond Fibroids: Stories of Miracle Babies and the Journey to Motherhood.  Included in this collection of personal stories and reflections the book also highlights thriving tips and a Fibroids FAQ from a board certified OB/GYN.  Take a moment to reflect on the personal journeys and empowerment of these brave women who have conquered a health issue that affects so many.  Please visit for more information.  Proceeds will benefit The White Dress Project – a non-profit 501 C3 organization dedicated to raising funds for research and awareness of uterine fibroids. 

About the author:

Gessie Thompson is a New York-based Brand Strategist and Fertility Coach. Her passion to help women navigate the challenges they encounter to conceive or carry their babies to full term has empowered her to create a path for women which offers inspiration and guidance through her work as an author, fertility coach and activist. Her voice can be heard through her work as a spokesperson and board member of The White Dress Project and founder of Circle of Hope Prayer Group.  Ms. Thompson became a first-time mother in the fall of 2011 after her success in battling infertility for over a decade. 

About the publisher:

NyreePress Literary Group is a book publishing company based out of Dallas, Texas that promotes messages of hope, faith and inspiration. Learn more by visiting

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