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Agression is not uncommon. As sarahthegemini said she is overwhelmed by hormones, in addition to that she is feeling a very strong protective urge towards her babies, so anything can be a threat. Keep your distance a little and try not to hover too much as that could be stressing her out and making her more defensive. If you need to check on the babies use slow, calm movements and talk softly to her. If you can gently pet her first then handle the babies that might help too.

She will likely calm down a bit as time goes on, but intact does are commonly more aggressive/defensive than spayed does due to hormones and their natural instincts.