The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention hosts a broad selection of height and weight charts for infants. These charts are divided by gender and denote various notable percentages for height and weight.
There is no ideal weight or height for an infant, according to BabyCenter. Height and weight charts can be used to determine if an infant is experiencing developmental complications, and they are often used by doctors as a part of medical checkups. Male and female infants develop at different rates, with male infants typically weighing more than female infants. Male infants also exhibit different growth patterns than female infants due to sexual dimorphism.