A balaclava or hood is a hat and neck warmer combo, designed to provide coverage for the head, ears, and neck. Baby balaclavas stay on little heads and are perfect for babywearing and back carries as baby cannot easily pull off their hat. Toddlers and youth can wear a balaclava alone or under a helmet or thicker hat in cold winter conditions. And of course adults appreciate staying warm too, especially during winter sports or extended outdoor work and play.