Are you feeling angry after childbirth?

It’s more common than you think.  There are so many stressors on your body, your relationships, and your mind it’s hard to find yourself again!

In this post, we’ll discuss why postpartum rage happens and what you can do about it.

Your rage may be connected to your menstrual cycle and the inability of your liver to process your hormones.

So what do you do about it?

#1 Start tracking your cycle

  • Day 1 is the day 1 of your bleed
  • Notice if you get angry around Day 15 or so; after you ovulate

Postpartum Rage

What is PMDD?

Begin tracking your symptoms over the month.  If you have four of these symptoms plus, the following you may have PMDD.

  1. depression, mood
  2. anxiety, feeling on edge
  3. sad, tearful
  4. marked anger

Plus, these symptoms.

  • lack of energy
  • change in appetite
  • insomnia
  • out of control
  • pain in body
  • disinterest in activity

Postpartum rage remedies

Vitex Chaste Berry

  • 5 ml in the morning before any medications
  • take for 3 months
  • if you notice your depression gets worse – stop taking it or look for a blended tincture

Adaptogens for postpartum rage

  • Ashwagandha is one adaptogen that can help soothe insomnia and make your day a little easier

Herbal antidepressant/St. John’s Wort

  • Safe while breastfeeding, St. John’s Wort is the #1 herbal antidepressant {L2/3}
  • It also aids your liver in processing excessive estrogen in your body


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Addressing your liver health and supporting your detoxification pathways is the number one way to heal your postpartum rage. Get tested for the MTHFR gene and notice if you need to assist your detoxification pathways. Along with herbal remedies and self-care practices, your body can heal.