TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/AP) — The Department of Children and Families is giving away 2,000 wearable blankets to families to try and prevent unsafe sleeping deaths.READ MORE: Parkland Survivor David Hogg On Potential Guilty Plea: 'It's Horrific That Our Community Has To Continue Going Through This'
Parents often put a baby to bed with a loose blanket that can cover a baby’s face and interfere with breathing.READ MORE: Nikolas Cruz Pleads Guilty In BSO Jail Guard Attack
In 2013, DCF launched a campaign to educate families about sleeping deaths.
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