|DO use a condom every time you have sex.
|DON’T store condoms in your wallet as heat and friction can damage them.
|DO put on a condom before having sex.
|DON’T use nonoxynol-9 (a spermicide), as this can cause irritation.
|DO read the package and check the expiration date.
|DON’T use oil-based products like baby oil, lotion, petroleum jelly, or cooking oil because they will cause the condom to break.
|DO make sure there are no tears or defects.
|DON’T use more than one condom at a time.
|DO store condoms in a cool, dry place.
|DON’T reuse a condom.
|DO use latex or polyurethane condoms.
|DO use water-based or silicone-based lubricant to prevent breakage.