On April 23, 2021, Anna Duggar announced via Instagram that she and Joshua Duggar were expecting their seventh child, due in Fall 2021. The announcement featured a video of their gender reveal, also announcing that the baby was a girl.
On September 27, 2021, a heavily pregnant Anna was seen leaving the United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas, in Fayetteville, Arkansas, with Josh. On Friday, October 29, 2021, her paternal grandfather, Jim Bob Duggar, announced that he was running for the Arkansas State Senate District 7 seat. In his announcement, he said that he and Michelle "have been blessed with 22 grandchildren so far", thus revealing that the baby had been born in October.
Her birth was announced on November 16, 2021. Madyson Lily Duggar was born at 2:39 a.m. on October 23, 2021. She weighed 7 pounds and 9 ounces, and was 20 inches long.
Along with her siblings, Madyson will be homeschooled growing up.