Basketball great Lauren Jackson has given birth to a "perfect little creature"

Lauren Jackson. Photo: Getty Images
Lauren Jackson. Photo: Getty Images

Basketball champion Lauren Jackson has become a mother.

New mum: Lauren Jackson in the Instagram she published to announce her pregnancy in October.

New mum: Lauren Jackson in the Instagram she published to announce her pregnancy in October.

The Olympian gave birth to a son Harry Gray last week after having announced her pregnancy via a photo on Instagram in October.

In announcing the birth through Facebook, Jackson described Harry as “healthy and the most perfect little creature I have ever seen”.

“Safe to say I have never been more in love or happier in my life,” Jackson told friends.